Agri-business Development Support Project(ADSP) October-December 2001

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2001
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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute
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The purpose is to commercialize new superior varieties and crop management technologies to contribute to increased yield and income at the farm level. During the quarter, the following activities were carried out: Fruits • • • 13 farmers (8 men and 5 women) were trained in nursery and orchard management and 70 pamphlets on mango production distributed to equip the farmers with the required knowledge to established nurseries and undertake mango production as a commercial enterprises. The training was done in Meru and Kibwezi. Two varieties Apples and Ngowe established in commercial plots in Meru and Kibwezi. A workshop on post harvest handling processing and utilization of banana and passion fruit was held on 26th October, 2001 in Kihara and Kangema. 360 farmers and traders were trained.
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