Location Highlights

Bahati location recorded a total of 1,766 respondents. Out of these, there were 795 crop farming households, of which those led by women was 13%, while those led by men was 32%.

The highest number of farming households by age of provider were aged between 40 to 55 years with 316 records (18%)

Those who practice subsistence only farming was recorded at 20%. Comparatively, those who practice BOTH subsistence and profit farming was 20%

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Kirima location recorded a total of 2,189 respondents. Out of these, there were 1,583 crop farming households, of which those led by women was 21%, while those led by men was 52%.

The highest number of farming households by age of provider were aged More than 55 years with 585 records (27%)

Those who practice subsistence only farming was recorded at 38%. Comparatively, those who practice BOTH subsistence and profit farming was 29%

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Lanet Umoja location recorded a total of 2,830 respondents. Out of these, there were 799 crop farming households, of which those led by women was 8%, while those led by men was 20%.

The highest number of farming households by age of provider were aged between 40 to 55 years with 334 records (12%)

Those who practice subsistence only farming was recorded at 17%. Comparatively, those who practice BOTH subsistence and profit farming was 7%

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Meet the Community

Farmer

This is MARGARET (Traditional Farmer).
She is 65 years old and is a crop farmer. She Owns a piece of land that is above 1/4 to 1/2 acre, and farms MAIZE AND BEANS.
She sells less than half of the produce to the Local market.
The distance from MARGARET's farm to the market is 11+ km. She personally takes produce to the market. MARGARET lives in Kirima location and represents 157 other such farming households in the larger community (%) where the provider is aged over 55 years.

Farmer

This is ISAIYA.(Golden Handshake Farmer)
He is 54 years old and is a crop farmer. He Owns a piece of land that is above 1/4 to 1/2 acre, and farms VEGETABLES.
He sells about half of the produce to the None of the above.
The distance from ISAIYA's farm to the market is . ISAIYA lives in Lanet Umoja location and represents 364 other such farming households in the larger community (%) where the provider is aged BETWEEN 40 AND 55 years.

Farmer

This is PETER.(Hobby Farmer)
He is 27 years old and is a farmer. He Rents a piece of land that is above 1/4 to 1/2 acre, and farms MAIZE & BEANS,.
He sells less than half of the produce to the Local market.
The distance from PETER's farm to the market is 11+ km. He gets produce to the market via a broker. PETER lives in Kirima location and represents 607 other such youthful farming households in the larger community (%) where the provider is aged BETWEEN 25 AND 35 years.

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