Where we work

Phase One (Oct 2015- Sept 2018)AVCD MAP_Solid fill

Focusing on the livestock, dairy, staple crops root crops and staple drought tolerant crops value chains in 21 counties in Kenya, the program aims to lift 326,000 households out of poverty, making them food secure and enabling their transition from subsistence to market-orientated farming. Below is a table of the respective value chain components and the counties they will target.


County Livestock Dairy Root Crops Drought tolerant crops
1 Migori X X
2 Homabay X X
3 Siaya X X
4 Busia X X X
5 Vihiga X
6 Kisumu X
7 Bomet X
8 Meru X
9 Elgeyo Markwet X X
10 Uasin Gishu X
11 Bungoma X
12 Nandi X  
13 Kitui X X
14 Taita taveta X
15 Makueni X X
16 Tharaka Nithi X
17 Garrisa X
18 Wajir X
19 Isiolo X
20 Marsabit X
21 Turkana X
Total per value chain 5 9 9 6


Phase Two (Jan2019- Dec 2020)

The AVCD program successfully implemented the first three years’ phase from 1st October 2015 to the 30th September 2018. In phase two, while the goal and objectives of the project are similar, the program was re-designed and re-casted in terms of the focus and counties to be covered. In this phase the program is implemented in all the three Feed the future Zones of Influence (ZOI): High Rainfall (HR1), Semi-Arid (SA2) and Arid Areas (AA3), covering 15 counties as shown.


County Livestock Dairy Root Crops Drought tolerant crops
1 Migori X
2 Homabay X
3 Siaya X
4 Busia X
5 Vihiga X
6 Kisumu X
7 Bungoma x
8 Kitui x
9 Makueni x x
10 Taita Taveta x x
11 Garissa x
12 Wajir x
13 Isiolo x
14 Marsabit x
15 Turkana x
Total per value chain 5 7 2 3