'successful dairy goat farmers in kenya' is an ongoing research project by David Addison stemming from the initial question: which two pieces of music would you like played at your funeral?
Submissions will be compiled and aim to inform a visual art project in 2018. Possible outcomes include a public exhibition, critical text(s), digital archive, printed publication or presentation within an audio format.
Please share with anyone you feel may be interested or benefit in somehow from tackling the question. A varied dataset of ages, locations, gender and cultural identities will help realise a more fully formed response and critical understanding. If you would like to discuss any aspects of the project in further detail then please get in touch at email@example.com
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A 'song' here is defined as any piece of recorded music or other composition of sound, instrumental or otherwise. Please supply the performer(s) of your chosen version of the piece rather than original writer if different.
He is also a trained agronomist. “I wanted to do my own thing as I had a bigger vision of making dairy goat farming a lucrative venture in the area,” said the Kiambu County’s Githurai 45 farmer. FarmBiz TV:Intercropping Hass and Fuerte avocadoes can earn more than double yields . With 10 good dairy cows, you would expect approximately $3,841 per month and on a 3 acre of land. Keeping dairy goats in Kenya is a profitable venture if all the requirements are taken into consideration. challenge according to Macharia is the poor quality of animal feeds in the At times I hire a truck to Naivasha at a cost of Sh20,000 per trip to purchase hay and grass which they also feed well. Moringa trees deliver cure-all health food and earnings for Kilifi farmers, Ministry of Agriculture gives kitchen garden kits to a million households to create food security. 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