Climate Smart Agriculture
EHL Promotes CSA approaches such as mulching, minimum tillage, efficient water use,
irrigation and use of solar for irrigation in ASAL areas to increase production and productivity.
EHL has agronomists who train farmers on GAP for improved production, post-harvest management, efficient water use and water harvesting, Gap and Global gap standards.
The company trains the spray teams who are majorly youth. They are given a spray kit comprising a knapsack, protective gears, and agrochemical products. The farmer pays for this service when engaging spray teams.
Nursery Operations and Management
EHL works closely with the Ministry of
Agriculture and HCD staff to train nursery operators on nursery management and facilitate their certification.The nurseries are operated by Entrepreneurial farmers to facilitate easy access to seedlings by farmers.
Youth and Women Empowerment
EHL is deliberate in its activities to actively engage youth and women in the value chain with specific interventions for youth and women. Such as youth being trained as spray teams and women in value addition service in addition to being engaged as farmers.
Agreggation and Marketing
EHL purchases produce from farmers and then sells to different market outlets. The farmers are paid through a direct bank transfer to the group’s bank account from which all farmers receive their payment or through MPESA to individual farmers.