NGO Project Focuses on Coffee Growers

Monday, May 21, 2012 - 15:38
ENVIROCARE establishes a project aimed at enabling coffee growers and their families to participate in environmental conservation

Environment, Human Rights Care and Gender Organisation (ENVIROCARE) has established a project with the aim of enabling coffee growers and their families to actively participate in environmental conservation through organic farming.

According to the Project Manager, Grace Murunji, if the project succeeds then poverty and environmental degradation will be reduced through adoption of organic farming practices by next year.

She said that by next year, project beneficiaries will have increased average coffee yields per tree from the current one to two kilograms, increase premium grades of coffee from 60-80 percent and to train 104 promoter farmers and five gender promoter farmers to train others.

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NGO News Africa