GCP-2 IP WFE in Kenya & Burkina Faso

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Main consortium partner: University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Global Challenges Programme (GCP) Call 2 Integrated Projects.
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Governor Nyong’o goes green by embracing mini farming agriculture in Kisumu city

The Gleaner Magazine published an article about Governor Prof. Anyang Nyong’o who recently attended the workshop of the GCP project Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kisumu. He promised to give stakeholder groups in Kisumu engaged in urban agriculture an opportunity to take part in the ongoing Geo-physical and spatial mapping of Kisumu city to identify and establish green spaces for urban farming and recreation. »

Congratulations to Zuhura Abdallah

The “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” research project led by Dr. Nicky Pouw is an interdisciplinary research team collaboration between social and natural scientists in Kenya, Burkina Faso and the University of Amsterdam. The research team congratulates Zuhura on her nomination as final candidate for the Agrofood Broker of the Year 2018 Award! »

Results baseline food and nutrition survey Kisumu

In the frame of the Global Challenges Programme, the “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” project undertook the baseline food and nutrition survey. The results are now available for Kisumu, Kenya. The survey covers two slums, Nyalenda and Obunga. »

Baseline survey in the Obunga and Nyalenda slums of Kisumu County, Kenya

During the rainy month of March in 2017, the Women Food Entrepreneurs research project conducted a baseline survey in the city slums of Kisumu. The focus of the study was to measure the quality of food and nutrition consumed in slum households so that the project research team can understand the initial nutritional conditions for the population in focus. »