The Livelihood Food Security Programme (LFSP) mainstreamed gender in all its programme components based on a strategy that clearly mapped out the gender issues in agricultural value chains for smallholder farmers using the Gender Action Learning System (GALS) Methodology. Activities included equipping farmers with analytical tools to map their own household decisions in production and … Continue reading FACT SHEET: Transforming gender social norms in rural smallholder farmers in the LFSP target districts
The LFSP Rural Finance component designed to enhance access to finance to LFSP programme beneficiaries so that they would invest in productivity enhancing technologies to increase productivity, increase household incomes, invest in income generating activities and reduce poverty.The design of tools used to roll out the component was informed by findings of a 2014 Rapid … Continue reading FACT SHEET: CBMFIs as sustainable models in financing smallholder agriculture and livelihoods
Sugar bean is one of the value chains promoted by the LFSP because they are a valuable source of protein, enhance the quality of the soil through nitrogen fixation and have a good commercial value for farmers. The LFSP’s APN component has developed a sugar bean production factsheet to guide farmers and extension staff to … Continue reading Sugar bean production factsheet
Keen to know more about the Livelihoods and Food Security Programme? Here are the latest key facts All figures accurate as at end of last quarter (March 2017).