Elizabeth is a role model in her locality, teaching others the importance of growing grass and the methods. She shows how she has planted, how she does the weeding and intercropping. Explaining the differences between the different varieties. Her neighbours are not easily convinced, but when the time comes that their animals become weak, they are jealous of the grass on Elizabeth’s farm.
This video is part of a series on pasture production in the drylandsof Kitui, Kenya, showcases 6 select farmers. They share their lessons and experiences on various aspects: one specializes in milk production, another sells hay, while yet another does seed production and livestock fattening simultaneously. They are all pioneers, venturing into active cultivation of grass. This is a new practice in the area, so they have an important role in their communities, showing and teaching others the importance of pasture production. Watch and learn from these role models!