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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 February 2017 at 10:27

What can Ethiopia learn from Kenya in Horticulture Sector Development?

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AgriProFocus Kenya recently facilitated a horticulture study tour by SNV Ethiopia and Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. These two partners are implementing a programme called Horticultural Livelihoods, Innovation and Food safety in Ethiopia (Horti-LIFE), while SNV Kenya is implementing  a programme called Kenya Market led Horticulture Programme (HortIMPACT) in Kenya.  The tour consisted of programme presentations, select stakeholder meetings and field visits to beneficiaries. 

Objectives of the tour:

     · To understand the Kenya national experience in horticulture development.

     · To learn from SNV Kenya experience in agricultural development in horticulture sector.

The Ethiopian delegation, led by the State Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources, comprised of high level officials from the national dir

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Horti-LIFE Study Tour to Kenya

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  16 January 2017 to 20 January 2017 - All Day Event

The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) Ethiopia is organizing a study tour to Kenya from 16th to 20th January 2017. The tour is being facilitated by SNV Kenya and AgriProFocus. Consisting of representatives from Federal Government’s Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources representatives, Regional Bureau of Agriculture and SNV Ethiopia staff, the delegation would like to learn from the Kenya experience in the horticulture sector development. SNV Kenya and Ethiopia are also implementing horticulture projects (HortIMPACT and HortLIFE respectively), with funding from the Embassies of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.  

Objectives of the study tour 

++ To share and learn from SNV Kenya's experience in implementing horticulture development projects across the country

++ To learn from Kenya's experience in horticulture sector development. 

About Horti-LIFE and HortIMPACT

Horti-LIFE started in January 2016 and is being implemented by SNV Ethiopia. The project was formulate

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 9 March 2016 at 12:30

Rwanda Agricultural Study Tour 2016

Dear Colleagues,

As you are well aware, Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) organizes an Agricultural Study Tour to Kenya every year. This year, we have initiated similar study tour to Rwanda with the same ideology and we hope this will be another exciting and learning event for our farmers. We continue to thank all those who have always supported our Kenya annual program, and we encourage you to adopt and consider this new innovation. Preparations for this agricultural study trip are already in progress.

The Study Tour will include visits to various Agricultural enterprises for Dairy Farms, Piggery, Poultry, Horticulture, Agro-forestry, Commercial Farms, Agro-processing Industries and the Rwanda National Trade Fair.

The purpose of this letter, therefore, is to invite participants from Local Government, Local leaders, Institutions, Farmers, Agriculturalists, and Individuals with interest to learn, explore, discover more agricultural innovation and fa

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