About SNV

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Project

Kenya Market-led Horticulture Programme -HortIMPACT funded by Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Area of coverage

  • Meru
  • Nyandarua
  • Laikipia
  • Nakuru
  • Narok
  • Meru

Period

2015 – 2019

Objectives

  • Inclusion of SME farmers in domestic and export markets
  • Improve food safety
  • Reduction of food losses
  • Training farmers on best practice on potato production including promotin
  • Dutch seed potato varieties
  • Linking farmers to markets
  • Feasibility study on commercial potato storage
  • Promoting mechanization of potato production

Project News/Achievements

  • Product and market study to inform potato storage study complete.
  • Location and technology study for commercial potato storage to be completed in November.