Archive for August, 2015

Rural Kenyan Women take the lead on sustainable land and water management

Small-scale farmers in Kenya Central’s Nyandarua County have taken the lead on sustainable management of land and natural resources to reduce land degradation, soil erosion and deforestation. Predominantly women, the farmers have adopted crop rotation and manure management from livestock to increase soil fertility. To reduce soil erosion in Nyandarua County’s hilly terrain, the farmers […]