Achievements

Bird and Bollworn Control

  • Successful development IPM technologies on cassava mite pest(2015)

  • Successful development of Early sorghum/millet Harvest to Prevent Bird Damage (2016)

  • Determined Right Time to Control Ear bollworm on sorghum (2016) for more info click here

Amaranth

  • Two papers presented in conferences

  • 123 farmer groups mobilized and sensitized on grain production and  utilization

  • 15,625 farmers supplied with 6000 kg of seeds.

  • Amaranth grain was well taken up and is being consumed in homes

  • Two groups in Mwala and Makueni are already making amaranth products and selling them locally and elsewhere.

  • 15 amaranth based products have been developed

  • Held a field day at Mbuvo in 2014 for more info click here

Sorghum Participatory Variety Selection (PVS)