The dairy sector in Kenya contributes to the incomes of smallholder farmers through employment and the sale of milk and dairy products. Due to the population increase, the demand for milk and other dairy products have continued to increase.
Agricultural systems are influenced by a range of environmental, economic and socio-cultural factors. Due to this complexity, policymakers in agricultural development need science-based guidance to make decisions.
The Biodiversity Management Programme (BMP) is an initiative funded by European Commission (EC) through Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) aiming to contribute to poverty reduction by improving the social and economic wellbeing of the populations in IGAD region, through a better re
This study explores heterogeneity in farmers’ value network embeddedness as one of the possible reasons why multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs) - contrary to their mission - may fail to be inclusive in triggering farmer innovation in rural development contexts.
This report provides findings of a study that was undertaken to identify contextually appropriate market information delivery systems and strategies for developing six value chains: coffee, dairy and honey in Manafwa and Kapchorwa and Soya beans, Solwezi beans and village chicken in Solwezi.
World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a centre of science and development excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability...read more