Marygoretti Kamau Gachagua

Partnerships and Programmes Officer, Eastern Africa Farmers’ Federation

Partnerships and Programmes Officer, Eastern Africa Farmers’ Federation

Marygoretti Kamau Gachagua

Biography

Marygoretti Gachagua Kamau is a Kenyan agricultural practitioner, who for the last 9 years has worked in the fields of crop science, policy, gender and youth mainstreaming, climate change, and institutional development. She holds a BSc in Agriculture, specialising in crop science and an MA in Environmental Planning and Management, both from the University of Nairobi. Ms. Kamau is currently working as the partnerships and programmes officer of the regional farmer organisation, EAFF, across 10 countries in the east and horn of Africa.

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An information service programme in Uganda is addressing reduced farm productivity in the country – caused mainly by drought – and enabling farmers to better plan their planting season by enhancing their access to weather information and recommended agronomic practices. The programme is expected to increase the income of farm households and contribute to curbing food insecurity in the region.

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