Growing solutions Kenya field day set to present first phase results

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Sep 13, 2016, Nairobi.The fourth field day of Growing Solutions Kenya dubbed Future potential of Dutch greenhouse technology in Kenya’ provides farmers and other investors the opportunity to utilize knowledge earned through an experience of research, development, train-the-trainers and production. The first phase centrally focused on tomato growing.

Scheduled for Wednesday – September 21st  at Latia in Isinya, the GSK field day program includes results of the first production cycle; infrastructural requirements for investment in greenhouse technology; land, energy & water utility; substrates & fertilizers for high production; potential for irrigation technology in local conditions; investment options of the GSK greenhouses; achievements & Follow-up.

The greenhouse vegetable demonstration project Growing Solutions Kenya has been set up within the frame of Green Farming. Growing Solutions Kenya aims to make Dutch greenhouse technology available for local vegetable growers. The core program demonstrates three different greenhouse growing systems adapted to local growth conditions: the BASIC, the PLUS and the ADVANCED units. The demonstration units are located at the Latia Resource Center Ltd. in Isinya, Kajiado County. Tomato, being the largest vegetable crop in Kenya, was selected for demonstration purposes. The program is supported by the Dutch government.

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Click field day program to download.

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Kindly confirm attendance through Grace Jayo – gracewaguthi@latiaresourcecenter.org | Call or Text +254712262329 

 

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