Some of the policies and plans described above are being implemented in areas around Mount Elgon. Under the objective of achieving household food and nutrition security in the agriculture sector development strategy and investment plan (DSIP) 2010, the following activities are underway in the Mount Elgon region:
High-yielding hybrid maize has been introduced to farmers to improve food security.
Farmers are being given technical knowledge and inputs through National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) to increase productivity; inputs include improved seed, breeds of animals and fertilizers in all districts surrounding Mount Elgon.
The national land use policy objective of devising better...