Photo of the Week: Liquid Assets in Kenya

July 20, 2012

At Nyala Dairy in Kenya, milk means profits for thousands of small-scale dairy farmers who supply the cooling plant.

 

At Nyala Dairy in Kenya, milk means profits for thousands of small-scale dairy farmers who supply the cooling plant. In addition to providing a market for producers, the plant also operates as a business hub, offering farmers services including access to finance, agricultural inputs and health care. Since TechnoServe helped farmers open Nyala Dairy in 2002, the plant has given life to the town of Ndaragwa and created opportunities for thousands of dairy farmers.

 

Learn more about our work with Nyala Dairy.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

How Much Do You Know About Agriculture and Climate Change?

How Much Do You Know About Agriculture and Climate Change?

Smallholder farmers face increasing difficulty growing crops as a result of climate change. Despite this threat to their livelihoods, many techniques can help farmers improve their resilience in the face of climate-related challenges. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the impact of climate change on small farmers, and the "climate-smart" approaches that can help.

Introducing a New Way to Share Development Knowledge

Introducing a New Way to Share Development Knowledge

TechnoServe has developed a new interactive tool to share lessons from our work.

Can Mushrooms Transform the Lives of Smallholder Farmers in India?

Can Mushrooms Transform the Lives of Smallholder Farmers in India?

In Madhya Pradesh, India, TechnoServe is partnering with Visa Inc. to develop microenterprise opportunities for women in agribusiness. Following a two-day training workshop, women in Sonkhedi set up mushroom incubation units in their homes as a way to earn supplemental income for their families.