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This question was asked by: Ms. pauline nyumu

Question asked:

i am writing an agricultural project that will address food and water security in ukambani, together with disease. however, i cannot get information regarding seed type, input, output, pests and labour required per acre from the relevant crops officers. the site is koma area, along nairobi kangundo road. soil type is black cotton soil. can i get this information from you? can you also advise if the site is suitable for borehole drilling? where can i get finacnial support to implement the project?

Answer:

You can visit our Centre, KARI-Katumani for advise on dry land crops suited to your area as well as crop protection packages. KARI does not deal with the drilling of boreholes so we recommend you contact Ministry of water offices for advise on borehole drilling.