Case Study: Village Cereal Aggregation Centres
Improving Post-Harvest Crop Management in Rural Kenya
This initiative enables farmers to deliver high-quality grain to the market value chain and encouraging more participation of youth in cereal production. “Village Cereal Aggregation Centres” (VCACs) comprise of grain processing and bulking facilities equipped with mechanical threshers, collapsible dryer cases, moisture meters, aflatoxin-testing kits, cleaning and grading trays, bagging gear and weighing scales. The initiative also offers farmers comprehensive training in post-harvest management including aflatoxin and pest control methods, grain marketing and trading standards, and business and financial management.
SEED 2012 Case Study Series
This case study showcases the innovation, the partnership, the support from SEED and the overall impact of the enterprise and is part of the SEED 2012 Case Study Series. This Case Study Series showcases locally-driven, innovative eco-inclusive enterprises and examines the barriers and enabling factors that hinder or aid these eco-inclusive enterprises.