Farmers eye eco-friendly, organic farm inputs


Kenyan farmers are opting for organic farm inputs to improve the quality and safety of their products while also taking care of the environment. Many are now beginning to use biofertilizer, which is made from organic waste.

She says that most of the Farmers use rain fed agriculture and because of climate change effects there is less rainfall than normal. This means there is declining productivity in the farms, but when organic fertilizers are used, it has high water retention. This helps in crop cultivation, climate change notwithstanding.

More farmers are adopting climate smart agriculture to cushion against droughts, floods and rising temperatures.

While not many farmers understand the contribution of their practice to climate change experts believe there is a need to get them enlightened so they may adopt climate smart methods.

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