Barriers To Farm And Dietary Diversity – Case of Ol-Rongai

From the research carried out at Sumek, Nakuru County, during the dissemination, barriers and entry points identification workshop, the following was identified as the barriers to farm and dietary diversity

  • Lack of money to buy inputs
  • Insect and pests emerging and lack money to buy insecticides
  • Cartels in purchase of fertilizer hence small farmers do not access subsidized inputs
  • Lack of knowledge on production of some crops
  • Inadequate rainfall
  • No other source of income other than farming
  • Youths lack employment
  • Youths involved more in drugs than farming
  • Youths mainly eat out after doing casual labour
  • Youths lack education due to lack of school fees.
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