Enhancing farmers entrepreneurship development (EFED)

Enhancing farmers entrepreneurship development (EFED)

The programme covers a period of 3 year from 2011-2014 supported by Agriterra


It covers 6 counties namely; Kwale, Meru, Bomet, Siaya, Kakamega and Murang’a. Kwale is supported by KAPAP


To transforming farmer groups into entrepreneurial entities through capacity building and engagement with actors in priority value chains for improved rural livelihoods.


Summary of Priority Value chains and Business cases in EFED Counties

Country Identified APVC Priority APVC Business Case 
Meru 20 Grain  Grain Consolidation, Warehousing and joint marketing 
Bondo 23 Indigenous Poultry  Integrated indigenous poultry enterprise (Breeding, Brooding, disease control and marketing)
Bomet 21 Maize and  indigenous poultry Grain consolidation and integrated poultry enterprise
Murang'a 21 Dairy milk milk collection and cooling
Lugari  20 Dairy milk Setting Up mini processing plants with milk collection centres
Kwale 20 Maize Storage and Warehousing

The project has so far mobilized over 300 CIGs and transformed them into thirty five PBGs and two maize collection centers established. 

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