Kenneth has over 25 years of experience in agricultural engineering, mechanization, and irrigation systems management, with emphasis on smallholder-focused infrastructure and technologies for increasing on-farm production and productivity in individual and communally-managed operations. He has over 16 years extensive experience in the research, development, and promotion of low-cost mechanization and irrigation solutions for smallholder farmers. Kenneth is adept with value-chain approaches and the use of market-systems approaches for development. Small-scale irrigation development, involving infrastructure development and utilization, has been Kenneth’s focus for the last 16 years, fostering the participation of small-scale farmers in horticultural value chains through various projects since he joined iDE 12 years ago. Kenneth worked on a number of donor-supported government research and extension projects before joining iDE.
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