Many smallholder farmers around the world still farm the same way their ancestors did thousands of years ago. Traditional farming approaches may continue to work for some, but new practices can help many to substantially improve yields, soil quality and natural capital as well as food and nutrition security.
Advances in technology are key to the future of agriculture as farmers strive to feed the world with limited natural resources. Our country has in the recent past faced frequent recurrent food security challenges resulting from among other things, spiraling food prices, high input prices, prolonged and severe drought and high inflation rate.
KeFAAS is putting efforts to upscale AES by promoting innovations. Through AFAAS call for proposals on innovation, KenTel an ICT for Development nonprofit organization was awarded sub grant where they had an opportunity to pitch the use of explainer videos, illustrated drawings and animated graphics to create and share content using this technique for agricultural extension and services provision. See others on KeFAAS you tube