|Programme Title||Kenya Cereal Enhancement Programme|
|Executing Agency||Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries|
|Programme Objectives:||The overall development objectives of the KCEP are to
|Key Implementing Partners||
The County government through County Agriculture offices will facilitate Programme implementation at the County and Sub County levels.
The various value chain actors (agrodealers, millers etc) are tasked with the role of service delivery to primary Programme beneficiaries.
Farmers are central stakeholders in KCEP implementation. The programme’s strategy and activities are geared towards ensuring that, by the end of the programme, they have graduated from subsistence farming to commercial agriculture. The strengthening of Farmer Organisations capacities will be one of the main responsibilities of KCEP partners and service providers.
|Programme Targeting||Counties: Bungoma, Kakamega, Nakuru, Nandi, Trans Nzoia, Embu, Kitui and Tharaka Nithi|
The KCEP targets 100,000 smallholder farmers whose livelihoods revolve around maize, sorghum, millet and other pulses.
The targeted smallholders include:
A secondary target group will be stakeholders in the three value chains who will facilitate smallholders‟ access to enhanced agricultural services, namely agro-dealers, private extension services, buyers, processors, and leading farmers providing support services to smallholders.