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  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
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Consulting Services for Empowerment of Sugar Smallholders under the Accompanying Measures for the Sugar Protocol Countries for Kenya

Country: Kenya

Sector(s): Agriculture and rural development

Date: 06/2016 - 06/2017

Client / Beneficiary: AFFA - Sugar Directorate

Financing Agency: EDF 11th

Project Value: 180,000 €

Description of the project and Services provided:

The general objective of this project is to help increase the competitiveness of the sugar industry.  It aims to build social capital by facilitating smallholder sugarcane farmers from social structures (3 tier system with village, mill and national level farmer representation) that meet their needs, a catalyst to empowerment.

The specific objective is to empower the smallholder sugarcane farmers in the entire sugar industry and to help them organize themselves in a better set up with an aim of earning more from their farming practices. The farmers shall be organized into a 3 tier organizational structure each with clear cut mandates.

The results issued are:

  • Build social capital by empowering  smallholder sugarcane farmers to form social structures (3 tier system with village, mill and national level farmer representation)
  • Create linkages among the existing Farmers Federation, Outgrower Institutions, Millers and Farmers

The services provided are:

  • Institutional capacity building/strengthening
  • Organisational development studies
  • Project management/coordination
  • Project/programme implementation/management
  • Training

Subsectors of activities:

  • Agribusiness
  • Agriculture
  • Agro-Economics
  • Extension