• COFFEE TREE SHADE PROJECT

    COFFEE TREE SHADE

Coffee tree shade project Financed by WE EFFECT

The project objective was to promote shading coffee as a mitigation strategy to the effects of climate change affecting coffee production and productivity. The project was supported by We Effect, then Swedish Cooperative Centre

Project Outcome

  • 21 tree nurseries were established
  • 21 field days were organized to train on farmers providing shade for coffee as a mitigation strategy on effects of climate change and other aspects of good agricultural practices
  • An average of 5,334 farmers were trained on coffee tree shade and good agricultural practices
  • 36 farmers were taken on an exchange visit to Kirinyaga, Embu and Tharaka Nithi.