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Baraka Agricultural College

Contact: baraka [at] sustainableag.org (baraka(at)sustainableag.org)

P. O. BOX 52, MOLO 20106 

Tel/Fax: +254 020 2313400, +254 725 777421/ +254 020 2313443

To promote Agricultural and Rural Development' (SARD) in Eastern Africa through dialogue, participatory education, training research and extension.

Centre for Research in Environment Kenya
Contact person: Nicholas Ngece
Email of the contact person: creek_kenya [at] yahoo.com
Postal address: PO Box 19844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 722 40 75 58
Web: http://www.creek-kenya.org/ 

Community Mobilization Against Desertification (C-MAD)
Contact person: Kassim Were Ali
Email of the contact person: k.were [at] cmadkenya.org
Permanent email: c_madkenya [at] yahoo.com   or  info [at] cmadkenya.org
Postal address: 155-40404, Rongo
Phone: +254 203 58 25 02
Web: http://www.c-madkenya.org/
Year of Foundation: 1995
Mission: 

  • C-MAD strives to enable communities in Kenya improve their livelihoods, live a dignified, healthy and prosperous life through capacity building, collaboration and service delivery.

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: Local
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Women’s rights empowerment
  • Local organic market development
  • Education and training on organic agriculture
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Climate change
  • Combating desertification


Community Sustainable Development Empowerment Programme (COSDEP)
Contact person: Stanley Ng'ethe Kinyanjui
Permanent email: coskenya [at] yahoo.com
Postal address: P.O. Box 132-00621 Nairobi KENYA
Phone: +254 203 53 71 64 

Web: http://cosdep.wordpress.com
Year of Foundation: 2001
Mission: 

  • To restore and enhance food, nutrition and security in central Kenya.

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: Regional
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Education and training on organic agriculture


Gitundu Gataro organic Group (GGOG)
Contact person: Moses Gichuru Ndiritu
Email of the contact person: kingsolo54 [at] hotmail.com
Permanent email: kingsolo54 [at] yahoo.com
Postal address: PO Box 15199 Nakuru 20100
Phone: +254 722 34 31 66
Fax: +254 202 37 23 68
Year of Foundation: 1993
Mission: 

  • Spread the need and the benefit of organic farming as panacea of environmental, health, sustainable farming practice and food security answer to the depleted and wailing mother earth.

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: National
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Advocacy and lobbying against GMOs
  • International marketing and trade on organic agriculture
  • Local organic market development
  • Education and training on organic agriculture
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Extension on organic agriculture
  • Consumer awareness of organic products
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Climate change
  • Combating desertification

Grow Biointensive Agriculture Center of Kenya (G-BIACK)

Contact: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel & Peris Nderitu growbiointensivecenterkenya [at] gmail.com, gbiacenterkenya [at] yahoo.com

PO Box: 4171 01002 Madaraka Thika

Webpage: http://gbiack.blogspot.de/

Mission: G-BIACK is a center that demonstrates, trains and promotes GROW BIOINTENSIVE AGRICULTURE techniques and other community development initiatives among the small scale farm holders in Central, Eastern, and Nairobi Provinces of Kenya. G-BIACK exists to eradicate poverty and improve the living standards of the resource poor communities by promoting and developing ecologically viable development strategies for sustainable and quality livelihoods

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)

Contact: icipe [at] icipe.org

ICIPE—African Insect Science for Food and Health
P.O. Box 30772-00100

Tel? fax: +254 (20) 8632000/+254 (20) 8632001(2)

Web: http://www.icipe.org/

ICIPE's mission is to help alleviate poverty, ensure food security and improve the overall health status of peoples of the tropics by developing and extending management tools and strategies for harmful and useful arthropods, while preserving the natural resource base through research and capacity building.

Kenya Institute of Organic Farming (KIOF)

Contact person: John Njoroge

Permanent email: kiof [at] iconnect.co.ke 

Postal address: P. O. Box 34972 00100 NAIROBI, Kenya
Phone: +254 672 50 09 / 24 264
Cell: +254 733 79 90 72/ 81 72 40
Fax: +254 20 41 83 194
Web: http://kiof.wordpress.com/ 
Mission: 

  • KIOF trains smallholder farmers in organic farming methods using locally available resources, including local indigenous knowledge, for maximum production to feed a growing population.

Type of Organization: 
Scope of the Organization: 
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • Holistic approach to the farming system
  • Composting techniques
  • Planting systems
  • Crop storage
  • Animal husbandry
  • Crop protection and soil conservation

Kenya Organic Agriculture and Enviromental Technologies Institute (KOAETEC)
Contact person: Martin N. Wangila
Email of the contact person: martinnyongesa75 [at] yahoo.co.uk
Permanent email: koaetec2007 [at] yahoo.co.uk    
Postal address: 646-60100
Phone/Fax: +254 722 35 44 51
Year of Foundation: 2007
Mission: 

  • Train, offer extension, advocate, poverty alleviation and marketing development

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: National
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Advocacy and lobbying against GMOs and against the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
  • International marketing and trade on organic agriculture
  • Local organic market development
  • Education, research and training on organic agriculture
  • Certification
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Extension on organic agriculture
  • Consumer awareness of organic products
  • Nutrition and health
  • Policy review for organic agriculture
  • Climate change and combating desertification
  • Food processing
  • Collection from wild

Kwetu Training Center

Contact: info [at] kwetukenya.org

P. O. box 685-80109, Mtwapa

Mombasa

Tel: (254) 0724 926 756; (254) 733 555 25

Web: http://www.kwetukenya.org/

Strategic goals:

• A diversified and sustainable community livelihood bases

• A healthy environment and better managed natural resources

• A community with capacity to drive its own development

Manor House Agricultural Centre (MHAC)

Contact: Emmanuel Omondi (director), mhac [at] africaonline.co.ke 

Training and extension in bio-intensive agriculture, organic farming methods, and ecological farm systems for small-scale farmers in Western Kenya.

Mount Kenya Organic Farming (MOOF)

Contact: Peter Murage, moofafrica [at] todays.co.ke; moofafrica [at] yahoo.com

P.O. Box 1053 NANYUKI 10400

Tel: +2540733664103; +2540733664103

P.O Box 746-00232
RUIRU

MOOF provides information, research findings, booklets , training hall and related facilites at MOOF Centre. MOOF also provide training in Permaculutre and Ecovillage strategies towards social capital , conflict resolutions in the community.

Natural 'U'

Contact person: Oliver Icharia

Email of the contact person: suplog2 [at] yahoo.com
Postal address: State House Road P.O. Box 1355 00100 Nairobi
Phone: +254 272 58 10
Fax: +254 271 43 22

Resources Oriented Development Initiative (RODI)

Contact: Mr. Eliud Ngunjiri (Executive Director), rodikenya [at] iconnect.co.ke

Tel: 020-2044799, +254-72071419, +254-722307576

Web: http://www.rodikenya.org

RODI has a mission of building the capacities of farmers groups, schools and penal institutions in low cost sustainable agriculture and appropriate technology using Resources Oriented Development Approach with the aim of breaking the cycle of poverty, crime and re-offending.


Organic Africa Consultancy (part of Bagenal Associates)
Contact person: Sally Bagenal
Email of the contact person: sally.bagenal [at] organic-africa.biz
Postal address: P.O Box 63433 Nairobi 00619, Kenya
Phone: +254 722 90 30 73
Web: www.organic-africa.biz

Participatory Ecological Land Use Management Association
Contact person: Zachary Makanya
Email of the contact person: pelumkenya [at] pelum.net
Postal address: P.O. Box 1134 Thika, Kenya
Phone: +254 673 16 86
Fax: +254 673 55
Web: www.pelum.net

Sustainable Agriculture Community Development Programme
Contact person: J. Ngugi Mutura
Email of the contact person: sacdepkenya [at] iconnect.co.ke
Postal address: Upper Hill Road Next Central Memorial Hospital P.O.Box 1134 Thika 01000, Kenya
Phone: +254 15 13 05 41
Fax: +254 673 55
Web: www.sacdepkenya.org

The Organic Farmer

Contact: info [at] organickenya.org

P.O. Box 14352
00800 Nairobi

Tel: +254 20 251 92 33

Web: http://www.theorganicfarmer.org/

Our Mission is an independent and sustainable publication of relevant, reliable and ecologically sound information which is both appropriate and applicable for farmers in East Africa. In addition, the network and publicity as well as the growing knowledge gained by and through TOF is maintained and made accessible to a wide range of goal related people, institutions and policy makers.

World Agroforestry Center

Contact: worldagroforestry [at] cgiar.org

United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
PO Box 30677
Nairobi, 00100

Tel/fax: +254 20 7224000/+254 20 7224001

Web: http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/

The World Agroforestry Centre’s research is organized around six science domains. These span trees to farms, landscapes and global issues.

·       Domestication, utilization and conservation of superior agroforestry germplasm.

·       Maximizing on-farm productivity of trees and agroforestry systems.

·       Improving tree product marketing and extension for smallholders.

·       Reducing land health risks and targeting agroforestry interventions to enhance land productivity and food availability.

·       Improving the ability of farmers, ecosystems, and governments to cope with climate change.

Developing policies and incentives for multi-functional landscapes with trees that provide environmental services