Passerelle sur l’aviculture et les produits avicoles

FAO project: Reducing distress migration through local value chain development

Country Kenya
Year 2020
Copyright ©FAO/Luis Tato

5 October 2020, Kiambu County, Kenya - Local kienyeji chicken belonging to members of FAO trained group of youth Pillars of Shakina Group are seen at a farm in Kiambu, Kiambu County, Kenya on October 5, 2020. FAO Kenya has designed the project Rural Youth Migration, Social Protection & Local Value Chain Development to address the root causes of rural youth out-migration by creating more and improved employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in agri-business. The project, which is being implemented in Kiambu County, focuses on creating alternatives to migration for youth by strengthening their entrepreneurial skills and promoting adopting of good agricultural practices for increased productivity and profitability; while also harnessing the potential of migration and social protection for value chains and agriculture development through remittances and productive investments in agriculture.