Matching local knowledge with science to promote regreening

Training farmers in tree-nursery establishment and management is a critical, nature-based solution to achieve restoration targets.

‘Did you know that a “tree nursery kiosk” can generate as much money as any other small-scale enterprise?’

So said Agnes Gachuiri, a community tree nursery specialist at the World Agroforestry (ICRAF), during training in nursery management and vegetative propagation held in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya with participants drawn from Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo, Nakuru and Laikipia Counties.