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Smart Water for Agriculture Kenya

Smart Water for Agriculture is a 4-years project to support farmer-led irrigation in Kenya. The project combines a farmer-driven and market approach to bring smart water solutions to scale through the Kenyan and Dutch private sector. Smart packages are co-developed with farmers, suppliers and other stakeholders within Irrigation Acceleration Platforms.  Promoted packages include a range of products and services that are introduced in combination with tailor-made finance solutions and innovative tools for knowledge dissemination.

Goals

  • To increase water productivity and income of 20,000 farmers by 20%
  • To reach at least 50% female beneficiaries
  • To introduce more than 10 different viable smart water solutions including finance packages

Activities

  • Establish Irrigation Acceleration Platforms in 5 counties
  • Increase availability and access to smart water products and services
  • Develop corresponding financial products
  • Increase access to knowledge on smart water solutions
  • Create business linkages with Dutch and Kenyan suppliers

Budget

Six million euro project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

  • sprinkler irrigation
  • spray irrigation
  • furrow irrigation
  • participatory mapping
Status
Active
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Started
Commencé
2016
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