ARF-3.2 ROFIP in Kenya

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Company / Organization / University

Main consortium partner: Rise Against Poverty Worldwide-Kenya

Role / Title

Project research team

Bio / Specialization

Applied Research Fund (ARF) Call 3 Round 2.
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Road Water for Pasture Production: Farmer Testimonies

The project research team of the Applied Research Fund project “Rainwater harvesting from roads for indigenous pasture production & improved rural livelihoods in Kenya (ROFIP)” has completed a series of short video documentaries series with six farmer testimonies on road water for pasture production in Kitui’s drylands. »

Man-made pastures – Postcard from Nthia, Makueni County, Kenya

In the context of the Applied Research Fund project “Rainwater harvesting from Roads For Indigenous Pasture production and improved rural livelihoods in semi-arid Kitui, Kenya (ROFIP)” this Postcard introduces Jeremiah Ngaya – a pioneer in indigenous pasture production who is busy teaching other farmers how to venture into pasture farming. »

Fodder production with road water harvesting in African drylands

Drylands provide a vital livelihood stream to people across the globe through a range of goods, products and ecosystems services. These arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) are characteristically very fragile and are facing increased land use and land use change pressure compounded by high climate variability. These ecosystems are under threat and thought to be in various degrees of degradation. »