Drylands Natural Resources Centre

Our mission is to combat soil degradation and poverty in Kenya's drylands by enabling farmers to invest in reforestation using drought-resistant indigenous tree species.

Tree Nursery (Oct 2011)

Tree Nursery (Oct 2011)
Photo from Progress Report 'DNRC November 2011 Report: The Rainy Season Begins' (view small | med | large | orig)

Community Snapshot

Community Snapshot
Some of the farmers at our Mauni site pose for a picture after class! (view small | med | large | orig)

Farmer Profile: Immaculate

Farmer Profile: Immaculate
Immaculate was one of the first farmers to plant tree saplings with the DNRC in 2007. Four years later, her trees are now over 3 feet tall and produce enough firewood that she doesn't have to buy any at the market. (view small | med | large | orig)

Nursery Manager Lucas Munyao

Nursery Manager Lucas Munyao
Nursery manager Lucas Munyao has spent 3 years growing and managing our tree farm. He is currently responsible for producing 7,500 saplings per season and for constructing a second tree farm that will triple the organization’s productive capacity. (view small | med | large | orig)

Training on the Demonstration Farm

Training on the Demonstration Farm
Executive Director Nicholas Syano conducts a training session on our first demonstration farm. (view small | med | large | orig)
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