Agroforestry

Take care of your soil to increase land productivity

Farmers rarely take care of their soils. Good farming practices can restore and build soil fertility, increasing crop yields and income for the farmer.

Take good care of seedlings to grow into maturity

Young seedlings of trees or vegetables need great care to ensure they grow into strong and healthy trees and crops.

Know tree diseases and ways to avoid them

Roadside tree nurseries are the major source of tree diseases. Farmers should only buy certified tree seeds and seedlings from licensed tree nurseries and regional centers run by KEFRI and KFS to prevent the transfer of diseases, some of which are difficult to control.

Farmers in Western Kenya embrace carbon credits

News that farmers in the country would benefit from a climate change initiative by planting trees to earn carbon credits created euphoria a few years ago. There have been rumours that farmers in Western Kenya are making a lot of money from the carbon credits.


 

                                          

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