Our outputs

Social differentiation and adaptive capacity to climate change among a pastoral and agro-pastoral community in the Northern Rift of Kenya

Over the past decade, climate change has brought significant challenges to pastoral communities living in communal drylands of Kenya as they highly depend on the natural ecosystem to support livestock, their main source of livelihood.

Guava (Psidium guajava)

  • Guava is extremely rich in Vitamin C
  • Just 20g of guava meets an adult’s daily requirements of vitamin C
  • Guava also has Vitamins A and B6 for a healthy immune system

Mango (Mangifera indica)

  • Mango is very rich in vitamins A and C
  • Many good varieties of mango are available in Kenya, with different harvesting seasons
  • Mangoes can be eaten fresh, dried, and processed into juices, jam, and sweets
  • Besides home consumption, there is a large local and internation

The Machakos Rural Resource Centre: A grass-root approach to delivering fruit tree portfolios to rural farmers in Kenya

A Rural Resource Centre (RRC) is based on the principle of community engagement and offers a central point for farmers and other actors including the private sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and government agencies among others to access agricultural information, training and quality

Mango grafting manual

Grafting is a rapid vegetative propagation technique to multiply plants identical to the desired parent tree. Propagation is the process of raising new plants from a variety of sources: seeds, cuttings, bulbs and other plant parts.

Food trees for diversified diets, improved nutrition, and better livelihoods for smallholders in East Africa

Food from trees have an important role to play in diverse diets. Food trees produce a variety of healthy, nutrient dense foods including fruits, leafy vegetables, nuts, seeds and edible oils.