Improving Food Security for Tribal Farmers

 
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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Send A Cow Uganda Gives Farmers Heifer, Piglets And Kids

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Raikipia, Uganda
Map of SEND A COW UGANDA GIVES farmers Heifer, piglets and Kids SEND A COW come in kyakudduse and mobilised farmers especially those who had interest in animal keeping.They were tought how to take care for improved goats, pids and cow breads and how to use natural animal dung for fertilising their crops, farmers who benefited from this programe were given heifers, piglets and kids to look after. They were also helped to establish shelter for these animals and advised to grow more crops as they had free animal dung to use as crop fertilizers in their gardens. Many farmers have noe established good crop gardens that give them food for sell and consumption becouse they use animal dung for fertilising their gardens.thay have even started selling piglets to other people and get income. Read more.
Related to project keywords: grow crops, establish, crop, fertilizers, farmers

Tsetsefly

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of TSETSEFLY Livestock farmers in my community were counting losses years back when their livestock would suddenly be attacked by diseases that would eventually lead to their death. The region was infested with ticks which attacked this livestock and shift to crop farming instead of livestock farming. Some areas were infested with tsetse fly that caused Sagana to this livestock would eventually die. In 2000 an organisation by the name IDEAL or ILRI started and they would go to homes and diagonise this animals. They also sprayed insecticides and pesticides which helped to control ticks and tsetse fly which posed a great threat to this livestocks. Years later, the area is tsetse fly free and the livestocks farmers no more count losses bu enjoy the profits they get from milk and increased livestock productivity. Read more.
Related to project keywords: shift, profits, crop, productivity, farmers

Vegetable Growing

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kibera, Kenya
Map of Vegetable growing During my holidays, I visited one of the places around Kibera called Darajani. I happened to meet these boys whom we called local boys. They had come together and bought a small piece of land which they used to grow kales, cabbages and every type of vegetables. They called themselves GOGO BOYS FOUNDATION. By them doing this, they helped solved the problem of insufficient vegetables in the area. K50. Read more.
Related to project keywords: insufficient, vegetable, grow, meet, vegetables

Agriculture

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Agriculture It has last a month when an organisation from Agriculture came to the entire village of Amalemba to educate people about some techniques of modern cultivation.The educated us on how to practice nursery and some of the disease/pest that spread on the nursery , how to irrigate the crops and the time the crops are ready to be taken to the seed bed. The drew some charts on the guideline of technical practices of the overall agriculture which brought enlistment's to all farmers in the village, all of us were great for them . Read more.
Related to project keywords: practices, seed, nursery, agriculture, crops

Good Transport

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Good transport One month ago the government of Kenya supported the construction of lurambi-muranda road.The process started three months ago.Up to date the constructors have done the best progress.The process has helped many youth in our society where they work and earn a living which support them in daily life. Few months to come we shall have better transport in the area.Not only the roads are being improved but also electric line is being launched in the area.Many people have applied for electricity. We thank the Kenyan government for the care it’s shown for its citizens in lurambi. Read more.
Related to project keywords: shall, support, better, thank, improved

Indigenous Crops

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Indigenous crops The Kenya AGRICULTURE rESEARCH iNSTITUTE {KARI] is as king farmers in kakamega county to grow indigenous drops in ordeer to expand their sources of income The head of horticulture crops at kakamega's kari center shadrack inzaule noted that there is an alarming shortage and therefore ready market for indigenous green leafly vegetable in kakamega and othe counties The officers raveled that the demand for the commodity high in kakamega municipality due to a resent research study which reveals indigenous vegetables as having higher nutritional value than exotic ones. Read more.
Related to project keywords: vegetable, high, income, crops, grow

Knapsack Sprayers Donation

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Lwengo, Uganda
Map of Knapsack sprayers donation Kabalungo farmers having initiated the programme of providing seeds and loans to farmers to promote agriculture ,it has indeed enhanced agriculture of recent.It supplied knapsack sprayers to pineapple growers of Buwangs at helping them in preventing pests and diseases of crops. Read more.
Related to project keywords: farmers, agriculture, helping, providing, seeds

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Organization

Seva Mandir

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
http://www.sevamandir.org

Project Leader

Priyanka Singh

Executive Director
Udaipur, Rajasthan India

Where is this project located?

Map of Improving Food Security for Tribal Farmers