MITICASH

MITICASH

It is a citizen science project in conservation agriculture which aims to train smallholder farmers become citizen scientists and contribute to climate change mitigation, adaptation and food security. Through this program smallholder farmers in GARISSA county are trained, this has enabled the farmers get skills and knowledge to grow drought tolerant crops species and get food throughout the year. Surplus produce are taken to the market and income used in other family needs such as tuition fee.  Almost 600 smallholder farmers are trained on climate smart agriculture and sustainable land management use. This has increased food production promoting community resilience to the shock of climate change and sustainable development.  On this project global nature conservation majorly work with women smallholder farmers because women bear the burden of climate change and are disproportionately affected despite playing vital role in climate change mitigation.