GFAR blog on woman innovator in Kenya

 

 

The GFAR (Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation) has posted a blog

Local farmer innovation: an entry point for farmer-led joint research

written by Vincent Mariadho, Prolinnova–Kenya Coordinator, about an innovation by the small-scale Kenyan farmer Rebecca Auma Dero. She modified and improved an introduced technology to make her own sack-garden irrigation kit for growing vegetables with minimum space and unreliable rainfall.

 

 Photo: Rebecca Dero (left) explaining her sack-garden-irrigation innovation to visitors to her farm
(Credit: Chesha Wettasinha)