Replication data for: Fruit trees on farms and their contribution to family: a case study from Busia County, Western Kenya uri icon


  • What was known: No detailed data existed on fruit tree diversity on farms in Western Kenya and on how the farmers families uses the fruits they harvest. What is new : There is a high diversity of fruit trees on farms, which produce some mature fruits year-round, but during the hunger gap, more fruit can be available if farmers further diversify their systems. Fruit consumption among small children and adults needs to be increased. Target Audience: Scientists, extension officers, nutrition and health workers, NGOs, governmental institutions

publication date

  • 2015