300 additional Sunflower Farmers from Shalom,Solai(Nakuru) and Wiumiririe(Laikipia) Communities:

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After completion of 1st season of sunflower economic agricultural farming  distribution of sunflower seeds to 537 registered farmers,the program has expanded to an additional of more than 300 registered sunflower farmers from Shalom,Solai(Nakuru County) and Wiumiririe(Laikipia county) who  have joined VICDA in its 2nd  season of sunflower farming. The 2nd farming season started on 1st October,2015. This project is improving economic livelihoods of the poor rural farmers in Kenya. The sunflower produce has a very wide  Kenya market where its used by local manufacturers to produce cooking oil and animal feeds. This project has been fully funded by GVN Foundation,Newzealand who have partnered with VICDA the last 9 years.

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