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In photo: Joshua Okundi in Homa Bay County demonstrates usage of a solar pump.

Improving Livelihoods through Agro-preneurship Tissue culture banana, an innovative idea and technology is turning around subsistence farming of an inconsequential crop to a lucrative agribusiness venture for Joshua Okundi. A smallholder farmer in Homa Bay County, Joshua, aged 57 earns KES 430,000 from tissue culture bananas planted in a one acre piece of land. "Besides the income I from the bananas, I also plant staples and horticulture crops, and rear fish in a pond to supplement nutritional needs in my home and for sale," said Joshua Okundi. In photo: Joshua Okundi in Homa Bay County demonstrates usage of a solar pump.

Improving Livelihoods through Agro-preneurship

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