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  • Building a Highly Competitive Kenyan Horticulture Industry PROJECT OVERVIEW Presented by Tabitha Runyora, M&E Manager 1
  • KHCP Coverage • USAID funded • 2010-2015 Targeted Provinces • Central • Eastern • Coast • Rift Valley • Western • Nyanza 2
  • Our approach • Work with partners both public and private sector. • Include NGO’S, Research institutions, Exporters, Input suppliers, Govt. (MOA) among others. Primary Goal Achieve a highly competitive Kenyan horticulture industry that addresses income generation, food security and nutrition. 3
  • How to achieve Goal Through; • Enhanced productivity • Increased value-addition • Improved value-chain coordination, marketing, and trade promotion • Improved business environment, and institutional capacity 4
  • Our vision High-Tech Market Intelligence systems Domestic & Regional Standards ensuring quality market & safety development Sustainable & Competitive Horticulture Industry Profitable Consistent quality raw Productive material enterprises Range of value- added products 5
  • Target Crops & Products Fruits Vegetables Foods Essential Roots & Oils Tubers Avocadoes Cabbage Dried chillies Coriander Irish Potato Bananas Export Veg Dried fruit Palma Rosa Sweet Potato Papayas Kale Potato flour Tea-tree Passion Fruit Squash Mangoes Tomatoes Flowers Extracts Pulses Nuts Fruit Juices Arabicum Aloe Cow peas Cashews Mango Eryngium Gum Arabic Green gram Passion Anthurium Moringa
  • Key Indicators No Component Total No Units 1 Direct farming beneficiaries 200,000 No of smallholders 2 Crop Yield improvement +10% Kg/Acres 3 Unit cost of production -6% Kshs/Kg 4 Smallholder incomes +10% Kshs/Acre 8 Volume & value beneficiaries exports +15% Kg & $ 9 Volume & value smallholder sales +50% Kg & $ 7
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender------Step 1 • Project targets  Quotas to ensure women representation among participants  Leadership in farmer groups/enterprises  TA for women  Women visits and exchange programs 8
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender------Step 2 • Activity selection  Commodity selection: women’s crops  Enterprise selection: women’s enterprises  Technology selection: address women’s labor constraints, suitable for use by women 9
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender------Step 3 • Service delivery  Incorporation of gender sensitive measures into the recruitment process  Ensure that training and field days are gender friendly  Gender considerations mainstreamed into project management at field level 10
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender------Step 4 • Empowering measures  Gender sensitization integrated into all training programs  Training for women in business, leadership, negotiating skills  Skills development for employees  Reduction of women’s workloads- labor saving technologies 11
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender------Step 5 • Enabling measures  Capacity building of service providers  Gender sensitization of other players in the value chain  Gender legislations  Land tenure legislation  Family rights, inheritance laws 12
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender-----Step 6 • Monitoring & Evaluation  Gender sensitive indicators  Sex disaggregated data collection and gender analysis  Impact assessment  Annual report on gender outreach  Reports on gender success stories 13
  • KHCP’S Approach to Gender----summary • Actively encourage women to participate • Targets 200,000 beneficiaries, 50-60% women • Continuous review of our approach 14
  • THANK YOU 15