KENAFF County-Level Agribusiness Champions Training Programme

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Programme Summary

The KENAFF County-level Agribusiness Champions Training programme largely contributes to pillar 2 (Member Services) of the KENAFF Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026. Through the programme trainers of trainers (ToTs) are trained on 3 modules (listed below), and in turn the ToTs train farmers.
Module 1: Building capacities
Module 2: Enterprise development
Module 3: Business plan development Objectives: the programme aims at empowering farmers in entrepreneurship skills and transforming their mindset to become changemakers in their communities.

The KENAFF CLA Programme is an ambitious and comprehensive initiative designed to empower agricultural entrepreneurs at the county level in Kenya. The program aims to equip participants with the necessary skills, knowledge, and resources to succeed in the dynamic and competitive agribusiness sector.The primary objective of the training programme is to enhance the capacity of agribusiness entrepreneurs, enabling them to effectively manage their enterprises, increase productivity, and access market opportunities. By focusing on the county level, the program recognizes the importance of local context and tailors the training to address specific challenges and opportunities in each county.

The training curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including business planning and management, financial literacy, marketing and branding, value chain analysis, agri-input management, climate-smart agriculture, and sustainable farming practices. Participants receive both theoretical and practical training, allowing them to apply their learning directly to their own agricultural enterprises.Mentorship plays a vital role in the program, with experienced agribusiness professionals providing guidance and support to participants. Mentors share their expertise, offer insights into industry trends, and assist participants in developing effective strategies for growth and success. The mentorship component helps build confidence and fosters a culture of learning and collaboration among the participants.


  • The programme aims to empower farmers in entrepreneurship skills and transform their mindset to become change makers in their communities.
  • Facilitate access to markets
  • Promote sustainability
  • Encourage networking and collaboration
  • Increase access to finance
  • Enhance capacity
  • Foster entrepreneurship
  • Promote sustainability
  • Encourage networking and collaboration
  • Increase access to finance

Key activities:

 Workshops and field traning

Target Counties:

 The programe has trainers of trainers (ToTs) from the following KENAFF County/Commodity Associations;
  • Nakuru
  • Nandi
  • Uasin Gishu
  • Baringo
  • Elgeyo Marakwet
  • Siaya
  • KENAFA (Kenya National Fisherfolk Association)
  • Busia
  • Machakos
  • Makueni
  • Meru
  • Taita Taveta.


Andreas Hermes Akademie (AHA)



KENAFF Programmes Manager

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