Visit to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology
Kenya

Visit to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology

This visit was made on the 13th of June 2016 by Shirquille Sande. The objective was to find out how the institutions of higher learning are engage in urban farming techniques. JKUAT have established an integrated school project that is similar to ours which is ongoing and successful. They employ aqua-ponics technology in their farming, which is highly mechanized to improve productivity. They also keep poultry, rabbits and hort-flora for integration in their farming methods. The main challenge is Diseases, pests and security of the farm
Number of participants
1
Service hours
4
Location
Kenya
Topics
Personal safety
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