Types of restoration activities:
Contrasad have allocated families from Dadaab returnees, IDPs to Gobweyn village Farmland Restoration Program given priority to women household head families.Clearing and removal of trees, stumps, stones and brush to create or restore agricultural use;
Reclamation of grown over pastures, meadows and cropland including the removal of invasive plants;
Restoration of water runoff and drainage of crop fields to improve cropland areas and restore water runoff patterns and water conservation;
Providing an opportunity to enhance use of agricultural lands that are currently underutilized;
Our farmland restoration projects are also at the heart of our desire to increase the availability of local and sustainably farmed foods for our community. Farmland restoration is our goal of being good stewards of the farmland, providing top quality local food, preserving the livelihood of small farmers, and ensuring sustainability.