The Beans Project
Dissemination of Improved Bean Varieties in Kisumu, Siaya and Vihiga Counties
The project focus is on increasing adoption and production of improved bean varieties among smallholder farmers in Western Kenya. The project is promoting farmer adoption of climate smart and innovative agricultural technologies with potential for market integration. This is aimed at improving food security, nutrition and household income.
Climate Smart Agriculture
To improve productivity
Tetea Punda Project
Donkeys play important micro and macroeconomic roles with potential contribution towards poverty reduction and related multiplier benefits. The project targets advocacy for donkey welfare in Kisumu and Siaya Counties. It is geared towards strengthening capacity of donkey welfare networks to elicit political and community support for donkeys’ well-being.
One Voice For Donkey Welfare
To provide the best quality donkeys
STIPA works through organized structures who include County Government, Ministry of Livestock Fisheries and Agriculture, CSOs and Boresha Maisha Schemes.
As such STIPA endeavours to realize the following:
Production of rainbow roster chicken which are hardy, fast growing and with good layering ability.
The production of poultry ensures farmers get good quality birds throughout the year.
The farm promotes kitchen gardening techniques to improve the economic and nutritional wellbeing of the small holder farmers. Conservation agricultural techniques are applied which include adoption of minimum tillage, permanent soil cover , and afforestation
Vermi Composting unit has been established in an attempt to serve the urban and peri-urban farmers within the environs of Kisumu. The products of the technology include vermicompost (organic manure) and vermi-juice (insecticide and foliar fertilizers to crops).