The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP). The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been nominated to facilitate the implementation of the Year in collaboration with Governments, relevant organizations, non-governmental organizations and all other relevant stakeholders.
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The objective of the field day is to market KAGRC products as well as providing an interactive forum for breeders, farmers, A.I service providers and other stakeholders in the livestock sector.
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Florence Ndung’u tried growing many crop varieties for the market but her major break came when she established a tree nursery which has changed her fortune. Florence Ndungu is a farmer from Lower Kabete location in Wangige, Kiambu County. She had tried many different types of activities in her 2.5 acre land but she did not earn much from the crops she planted.
On learning of the huge demand for agricultural information, Alfred Karanja has converted part of his house into a resource centre where farmers come to learn various sustainable agriculture and organic farming methods.