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Fruit tree farming saves Murang’a County

If you are a farmer you well know how cruel the climate can be sometimes. We are always anticipating when the rains are going to come and when they come we want it to be average and consistent but that is not always the case. Research dictates that a third of the population in Kenya directly depends on rain-fed agriculture with the bulk of them being small scale farmers.

The farmer always has to suffer from erratic rainfall patterns that are brought about by climate change that cripples the food production system by either drying out their farms or flooding them.

Its always painful to see your crops getting destroyed because of climate change but we all know the solution to this. Planting more trees!

Murang’a county located in central Kenya are walking the talk. They are helping save the environment and also earning a living by practicing Fruit Tree Farming. The county of Murang’a was a constant climate impact point. They endured….

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3 comments

  1. Meru, Bjorn Kaburu

    WHICH IS THE FRUIT TREE IN MURANGA AND HOW CAN YOU GET THE SEEDLINGS?

    • There are mostly mango trees, avocado trees and citrus fruits like lemon and oranges. For the seedlings, you can contact me on the email given above and I would link you up to Samuel Ndung’u. He has a huge variety of fruit tree seedlings. THANKS!

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