30 Aug FARMERS’ AGRO-ECOLOGY FORUM (8TH TO 9TH SEPTEMBER 2016)
PELUM Kenya in partnership with the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) organized a 2-day forum from 8th – 9th September 2016 at the Jumuia Resorts in Nakuru for small scale farmers on Agro-ecology. This was both a capacity building forum aimed at training the participants on the broad practices, principles and issues on agro-ecology and deliberate on issues that affect small holder farmers in KenyThe farmers who were representing 18 Counties urged the governement to reject GMOSand instead embrace and promote agro-ecology for a healthier nation.
The CEC for water, environment and natural resources for Nakuru County Mr. Richard Rop also attended the forum.
The event was featured in the nation newspaper. follow this link to view: http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/nakuru/embrace-climate-smart-agriculture/1183314-3379004-n76b2iz/index.html