One Village One Poultry Vet

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Diets are overall not very affordable and they're not sustainable in Sub Saharan Africa. The world has more of an appetite for animal source foods with specific countries having e beef, pork, and chicken. Producing some types of Take beef from cows for instance. Cows are big emitters of greenhouse gases. They emit a lot of big emitters of ble protein sources like chicken will have lower footprints across a variety of environmental indicators like water, ecosystem biodiversity loss, and lower emitters of greenhouse gases. In areas like sub homestead practice rearing of indigenous chicken as source of food and income. However, sustainable production of poultry is constrained by majorly diseases among other factors. Therefore lack of such trition in the region and the higher risk of One Village one poultry vet project” economic intensification framework uilding social and human capital both on the input and output side of rural poultry production for economic and dietary benefits. Its overall goal is to make sure that farmers have access to the right kind of services, knowledge, inputs, information, cing, and market access. Inadequate agriculture extension services in the poor economies has lowered production hence a contributing factor to changes in consumption patterns that eventually lead to inadequate nutritious diets and hence malnutrition.

rural smallholder farming households and youth entrepreneurs that need a sustainable health-enhancing food system needs to produce nutritious healthier diets and safe food. In addition, preserve the environment to lower resource intensity and sound use of inputs, and we want to create attractive economic opportunities for the people along the whole value chain.We want to bridge the gap of service provision existing between the training institutions, the government agencies under ministry of agriculture, the veterinary agro dealers and the rural farming households plus the youth agripreneurs as the beneficiaries.

Our partners include the certified veterinary doctors, Bukura agricultural college, Kakamega, Kenya and Baraka agricultural college, Molo, Kenya and the youth in agribusines.

In 2016, the project idea was introduced in Busia county of western Kenya covering a single village due to financial constraints. The support of the project has been volunteer based e done with more funding availability.
I have mobilized a group of fellow young people to work on voluntary basis offering extension advise in local administrative area gatherings. With full support, this initiative can be scaled up to reach more rural areas across Kenya.

lf selected in the county during the first 3 months of the project. nees are . A social media platform is created to enhance The in the villages disseminating poultry treatment at a fee after certification from relevant authorities.

certified and rural youth in readiness for the project.

This community service initiative offers and will increase  employment opportunities to the youth and promote e production and consumption of poultry products in such areas. The net effect is economic empowerment of both farmers and the youth, Improved dietary consumption because of good production and less environmental footprint as compared to ruminant produce a lot of methane accounting to increased greenhouse gas emission.



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