Monday, 14 September 2015

Dutch-Kenya: support for SME vegetable growers

On September 18th the Navaisha Horticultural Fair, Green Farming organized the launching of the Growing Solutions Kenya program in close cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Growing Solutions Kenya is a Dutch government sponsored program aiming to support small and medium sized vegetable growers in Kenya. The program is implemented by a consortium of 12 Dutch greenhouse technology providers. At three demo-units at Latia Resource Centre Growing Solutions they will demonstrate innovative greenhouse production technology adapted to the local production conditions. Small & medium sized vegetable growers will be trained and informed on the advantages of the technology in terms of sustainability and cost effective production of vegetables in greenhouses.