Kenya Agricultural Carbon Storage


Combat climate change and address food security for 30,000 small-scale farmers in Kenya, of which majority are woman. This project implements Sustainable Agricultural Land Management practices that store more carbon in the soil and trees compared to conventional agriculture. These practices also increase small-holder farmers agricultural productivity and strengthen farmers capacity to adapt to climate change.

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At a glance

  • Implements sustainable agricultural practices that effectively contribute to reduction of greenhouse gases by storing 36,902 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year  
  • Increases 30,000 small-farmers agricultural productivity and strengthen farmers capacity to adapt to climate change
  • 21,966 ha of land in Kenya has been put under Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (SALM) practices that sequester an average of 1.68 tCO2e/ha/year 
  • 184,447 tonnes of CO2e sequestered and verified (2010-2015)
  • 90% crops yield increase in 5 years resulting to increased food security for tens of thousands of families in Kenya. 
  • Holistic positive impact aligning with 8 United Nations Sustainable Goals including Climate Action, Zero Hunger, No Poverty and Gender Equality 

How it works

Vi Agroforestry climate compensation project covers an area of approximately 22,000 hectares in Nyanza Province and Western Province of Kenya. The project is aimed at small-scale farmers who have access to less than 1 hectare of land. About 30,000 farmers are involved in the project, of which majority are women.  

Farmers gain knowledge on Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (SALM) and implement these on their own farms. The methods, such as tree planting alongside crops, soil-covering crops and compost cover, store more carbon in the soil compared to conventional agriculture.   

Carbon dioxide is stored in both trees and soil by the farmers using sustainable cultivation methods. This carbon is converted into carbon credits where each tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent is 1 carbon credit. 

    Why we chose this project

    The Kenya Agricultural Carbon Storage project directly removes 36,902 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year and provides food security to 30,000 families in west Kenya. It is run by Vi Agroforestry, a Swedish development organisation fighting climate change and poverty.  Additionally, the project supports 8 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which include Climate Action, Zero Hunger, No Poverty, Gender Equality, Sustainable Communities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Decent Work and Economic Growth, and Reduced Inequalities. 

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    This project advances 8 out of 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


    The Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project (KACP) is validated by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS project ID 1225). The VCS methodology has robust and rigorous measurement system with Farmer-Based Activity Monitoring, validation and verification processes. 

    View this project on Verra

    Project type: Agriculture

    Agricultural Land Management projects reduce net Green House Gas emissions on cropland and grassland by increasing carbon stocks in soils and woody biomass and/or decreasing carbon dioxide, nitrogen and/or methane emissions from soils. 


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