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|Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)|
|Start & End Dates:||Jan. 2016 » Dec. 2019|
|Project Source:||Akvo RSR|
Over a four year period, the Kenya Smart Water for Agriculture Programme (SWA) will promote market-led water management solutions to support 20,000 farmers in five counties to increase their yields without increasing their costs. By using less water and energy to decrease their input costs, these small and medium-sized entrepreneurial (SME) farmers are expected to increase the income and profitability of their farms. Developing a sustainable market for such products by enabl…
Project ResultsManaged by SNV Kenya, the project will be implemented in consortium with Aqua for All, MetaMeta, Practica and KIT (Royal Tropical Institute), and will focus on the following initiatives: •Establishing Irrigation Acceleration Platforms that engage and foster collaboration between farmers, suppliers and other stakeholders. •Improving the accessibility to and adoption of Smart Water products and services by SME farmers, including an increased range of climate-adaptive and profitable smart water options. •Support for better access to finance for SME farmers so they can invest in Smart Water solutions. •Increasing access to information about Smart Water solutions, to encourage demand and to support a viable market that is attractive to the private sector. •Brokering business linkages between Kenyan and Dutch companies to catalyse investment in Smart Water services, processes and products scaled for SME farmers.
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SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and … Learn More
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