Commercial production of several medicinal plants in Olooseos in Kajiado district
Commercial production of several medicinal plants in Olooseos in Kajiado district
Commercial Production of two Medicinal Plants, Asparagus africanus and Acanthus eminesis in Kajiado, prunus africanus and Aloe spp. The project will make a demonstration garden of 12 acres, an dthen involve the community to grow the plants in their own small farms. The community will learn how to grow, extract, and package the medicines from the project. there will be a common marketing of the ensuing products.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
African Institute of Scientific Research & Dev.
Country:
Kenya
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 15,750.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 33,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 15,000.00
Project Number:
KEN-GEF-99-005
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
An experienced professional will train thecommunity in tending he plants, extracting the medicine and packaging it for sale.
Gender Focus
Both men and women will be involved in the project in a 40/60 ratio.
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SGP Country office contact

Ms. Nancy Chege
Phone:
(254-20) 7624473
Fax:
(254-20) 621076
Email:

Address

UNDP, P.O. Box 30218
Nairobi, 00100