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AGRA Launches Strategic Plan to Foster Sustainable Agriculture and Empower Smallholder Farmers in Kenya

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) unveiled its comprehensive strategic plan as part of their ambitious 5-year roadmap. AGRA, which originated in Kenya 16 years ago, aims to revolutionize the agricultural sector with a multi-faceted strategy centered around sustainability, empowerment, and policy strengthening.

The newly unveiled AGRA in Kenya strategic plan encompasses key pillars that will drive transformative change within the agricultural sector. At the core of the strategy lies the promotion of sustainable and regenerative agriculture practices, ensuring that farming methods are environmentally friendly and contribute to long-term ecological balance.

Recognizing the vital role of smallholder farmers in Kenya’s agricultural landscape, AGRA’s plan prioritizes their empowerment and support. Through targeted initiatives, small-scale farmers will gain access to resources, training, and technologies that will enhance their productivity, profitability, and overall well-being. By empowering these farmers, AGRA aims to create a sustainable and inclusive agricultural ecosystem.

Another critical aspect of the strategic plan is the focus on engaging youth in agriculture. AGRA recognizes the potential of the younger generation to drive innovation and inject fresh perspectives into the sector. By providing opportunities, mentorship, and capacity-building programs, AGRA aims to attract and retain young talent, ensuring the long-term viability of the agricultural industry.

AGRA’s strategic plan also emphasizes the importance of forging strong partnerships with various stakeholders, including government institutions, research organizations, private sector entities, and civil society groups. By collaborating with these key actors, AGRA seeks to leverage their collective expertise, resources, and influence to accelerate progress towards sustainable agriculture and food security.

Furthermore, AGRA aims to play a pivotal role in shaping food systems policies. By advocating for evidence-based policies, the organization strives to create an enabling environment that supports the growth and development of the agricultural sector. AGRA’s policy efforts aim to address challenges, promote innovation, and ensure equitable access to resources throughout the food value chain.

The launch of the AGRA in Kenya strategic plan marks a renewed commitment to driving agricultural transformation and promoting sustainable development in the country. With a comprehensive approach that encompasses sustainability, empowerment, youth engagement, partnership building, and policy strengthening, AGRA aims to shape a prosperous future for Kenya’s agricultural sector.

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