Royal Danish Embassy, Strategic Sector Cooperation (SSC) Program June 2017 - To date

The overall focus of the Strategic Sector Cooperation (SSC) Program for Food is food safety, improved quality, value addition and capacity building of the dairy and horticulture sectors with emphasis on control of residues and certain contaminants. We are working in both the horticulture and dairy components of the program. In horticulture we are working closely with the Nyandarua County Government and various competent authorities including KEPHIS, PCPB and HCD to address SPS and food safety issues in the value chain. The private sector/farmer organization partner is Aberdare Fresh Produce Cooperative. Our role includes conducting situational analysis, technical support for the for Aberdare Fresh Produce


Christian Aid, CASE OVC Program March 2019 - September 2019

Supporting the project on activities related to market access for their target groups in Makueni, Embu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Narok and Kiambu Counties. We supported the Local Implementing Partners and Care givers understand and embrace market-based solutions through capacity building including training, aggregation and market linkages across the selected value chains.  


SNV, Netherlands Development Organization. Kenya Market Led Dairy Program January 2012 - June 2019

The Kenya Market-led Dairy Programme (KMDP) was a 6 year programme funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The programme started 1st July 2012 and is implemented by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in collaboration with stakeholders in the dairy industry. The overall goal of KMDP is to contribute to the development of a vibrant dairy sector with beneficiaries across the value chain. We have been part of KMDP since 2012 with our role being on capacity development in the dairy value chain working from farm to processor on improved quality, productivity and organizational development for primary cooperatives. We are currently working with two processors, Meru Union and Happy cow and 17 cooperatives, 2 of which are suppliers of Happy Cow and 15 affiliates of Meru Union. Working closely with Meru Union we have been able to support Meru Union to develop an extension model and supported them to reach over 10,000 farmers with training on fodder preservation (maize silage), dairy husbandry practices, calf rearing and quality improvement. We developed a model of service provision on silage making at full cost recovery from the farmers. We also trained all the cooperatives on good governance, leadership and financial management. (2012-June 2019) The Kenya Market-led Dairy Programme (KMDP) was a 6 year programme funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The programme started 1st July 2012 and is implemented by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in collaboration with stakeholders in the dairy industry. The overall goal of KMDP is to contribute to the development of a vibrant dairy sector with beneficiaries across the value chain. We have been part of KMDP since 2012 with our role being on capacity development in the dairy value chain working from farm to processor on improved quality, productivity and organizational development for primary cooperatives. We are currently working with two processors, Meru Union and Happy cow and 17 cooperatives, 2 of which are suppliers of Happy Cow and 15 affiliates of Meru Union. Working closely with Meru Union we have been able to support Meru Union to develop an extension model and supported them to reach over 10,000 farmers with training on fodder preservation (maize silage), dairy husbandry practices, calf rearing and quality improvement. We developed a model of service provision on silage making at full cost recovery from the farmers. We also trained all the cooperatives on good governance, leadership and financial management.







Christian Aid, CASE OVC program March 2019 - September 2019

Supporting the project on activities related to market access for their target groups in Makueni, Embu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Narok and Kiambu Counties. We supported the Local Implementing Partners and Care givers understand and embrace market-based solutions through capacity building including training, aggregation and market linkages across the selected value chains. .


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