Kenyan Sustainable Farm Group Battles Drought, Locusts & Covid-19

Young people are often missing from leadership positions because of they lack experience, but members of Natiira Ateni Self Help group in Kenya's Turkana County changed this approach and have put their trust in 22-year-old Augustine Adapal as their enterprise manager. With support from the United States African Development Foundation, the group is growing crops such as legumes, cowpeas, groundnuts, green pepper, spinach  kales and  tomatoes and sharpened skills in crop farming using drip irrigation.

Value addition of peanuts - ladies from the Natiira self help group shelling the peanuts by hand by putting pressure on both sides of the seam and pressing firmly until the seeds are released.

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