What is our innovation case about?
We, Lare Njoro Farmers’ cooperative Society, are established in 2016. We are a group of smallholder farmers that share resources to improve our livelihoods and wellbeing. Dairy farming is our core business. We have 137 members and a large part are women. 20 youth are also engaged. Climate change and the related drought is quite an issue in our area and we are taking actions to decrease our vulnerability.
With the help of WOTRO funding, Egerton University and Wageningen University & Research has helped us improving the milk production, increasing sales through value addition and improving the conditions for membership.
What is our innovation challenge?
Our main challenges are related to innovation in dairy products in a way that we are able to access a larger local market share. We are mainly looking for product diversification.