Eastern Africa

Our work in Eastern Africa is focused on strengthening the capacity of smallholder farmers, with emphasis on women, helping them to form and grow their own profitable organisations. We also support housing cooperatives and advocate for women’s right to land.

Countries

Kenya

Kenya

Tanzania

Tanzania

Uganda

Uganda

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Latest stories from Eastern Africa

Housing Cooperatives: Overcoming the growing inequality and challenges in human settlements
Eastern Africa

Housing Cooperatives: Overcoming the growing inequality and challenges in human settlements

From a coffee barista to dairy and fruit farming
Eastern Africa

From a coffee barista to dairy and fruit farming

Amaranth farming transforming the life of smallholder farmers in Tanzania
Eastern Africa

Amaranth farming transforming the life of smallholder farmers in Tanzania

Realising Womens' land rights
Eastern Africa

Realising Womens' land rights

Empowering smallholder farmers through innovative financing

In sub-Saharan Africa, around 80 per cent of agricultural production is by smallholder farmers, who are mostly rural women. Most economies are predominantly agriculture-based. However, the limited investment in value addition is making farming a predominantly low-income activity, not able to provide the rural population with adequate income.

 

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News Eastern Africa

The role of microinsurance in the climate change fight
Eastern Africa

The role of microinsurance in the climate change fight

How cooperative model is prioritizing smallholder farmers towards the right to food
Eastern Africa

How cooperative model is prioritizing smallholder farmers towards the right to food

Direct Coffee Export: A win for smallholder coffee farmers
Eastern Africa

Direct Coffee Export: A win for smallholder coffee farmers

Innovative Finance for Improved Livelihood (IFIL) Launch
Eastern Africa

Innovative Finance for Improved Livelihood (IFIL) Launch