People standing next to a sign identifying a farm practising conservation agriculture, Malawi. (Photo: M Gyles ACIAR) Bernie Wonder in the field, Machakos, Kenya. (Photo: L Ogutu AIFSC) Previous Pause Next Project leader: Mr Bernard WonderACIAR project manager: Ms Mellissa WoodStart Date: 1 September 2012End Date: 30 November 2013Partners: ICRAFAIFSC Investment: $85,000 TabsOverviewThis scoping study is assessing whether a Landcare approach can be broadened to address the agri-food chain, to improve food security through efficient use of purchased inputs, access to credit and market information. Read about the project: Summary of research Sept 2012 - PDF (File Size: 64 KB) Summary of research Sept 2012 - Word (File Size: 16 KB) Smallholder Value Chains for Food Security - Summary Report Smallholder Value Chains for Food Security - Full Report LocationKenya ResultsNew scoping study signed in August 2012. Desktop review in progress. First field visits to Africa conducted in October 2012. Read the executive summary of the milestone report - PDF (File size 86KB) Read the executive summary of the milestone report - Word (File size 49KB) If you wish to obtain the full report, please contact Project Leader Bernard Wonder at [email protected]. Smallholder Value Chains for Food Security - Summary Report Smallholder Value Chains for Food Security - Full Report The TeamBernard Wonder, Consultant Mr Wonder has been working with Landcare International and ICRAF Related Information‘Landcare, Food Security and Value Chains in East Africa’- Presentation to Australian Landcare International AGM,November 2012 AIFSC consultant Mr Bernard Wonder, AIFSC staff member Liz Ogutu, colleagues from ICRAF Mieke, Alice and Clinton and KENDAT colleague Joseph visited a landcare site in Kalama, Machakos in Kenya. It was interesting and informative to interact with the – mostly women’s – groups in the villages who are using a landcare approach to reforestation in the hilly areas. Here are pictures of the site visit that took place on Friday the 2nd of November 2012 (Photos: L Ogutu AIFSC).