Food Security, Sustainable Livelihood and Resilience

SND has designed and implemented a sustainable food systems program that targets small holder producers mostly in the agricultural sector which is the backbone of our economy, SND has focused on resilience building interventions to strengthen the capacity of communities and local government structures to improve their livelihood and socio-economic conditions; effectively manage and conserve their resources; and strengthen their cultural understanding and trust to bring about sustainable resources and development against future shocks. SND is keen to ensure that measures to address food security are included in the present Strategic Plan and will be the underlying priority.

The organization will align its activities around food security to SDG 1:to eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty, and participate in the implementation big 4 agenda on food security as prioritized by the Government. The focus on food security is closely linked to improved production practices that involve less waste and fewer losses, helping also to alleviate the poverty situation in many Counties.

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  • Garden farming, poultry keeping, Dairy goats
  • Nutritional education / optimal / complimentary feeds i.e. vitamin A and calcium supplementation
  • Encourage exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months
  • Support supply of nutritional commodities
  • Screening for all under five, pregnant and lactating women nutritional status
  • Early diagnosis and treatment of all childhood illnesses


  • Creation/Rehabilitation of livestock watering points
  • Value chains [livestock product] promotion
  • Entrepreneurship Training
  • Training on breed improvement
  • Support Vaccination campaigns
  • Destocking and Restocking
  • Support marketing programs
  • Support poultry farming / bee keeping
  • Pasture re-seeding


  • Promotion of Kitchen Gardens
  • Value chains [Agricultural product] promotion
  • Support capacity building, Research and innovation

Natural Resource Management

  • Improve management of water resources
  • Rehabilitation of rangelands
  • Revitalization of traditional institutions for natural resource governance