Twenty hectare fertile land, fenced and adequately protected
A 1000 square meters camping ground with convivial fireplace and tenting facilities
Over 15000 fruit trees
A nursery garden
A herd of 25 cattle
Traditional horse and donkey charts
A clay oven is built. It is used to bake bread in the traditional way using firewood obtained from the farm. Other food types (eg pizza, baked vegetables a, sweet potatoes etc.) could be prepared in this handmade oven.
A 150 square meter area has been set out for banana cultivation. Ditches (120x70x40cm has been filled with cow dung and peanut shells. With 2 banana suckers per ditch, presently, 1400 banana has been planted.
The faeces of animals on the farm, fish remains from the nearby fishing villages, peanut shells from the peanut processing plant, grass obtained by clearing the farm are all invaluable biomaterial. Two ditches measuring 10m x4m x 2m were dug in the farm. The above mentioned biomaterial is composted in these ditches and used to fertilize the various farming projects.
Beehives and Beekeeping
There are over 10000 fruit a tree on Kankanba. Because there are over 15 varieties, some will flower throughout the year. This makes it an ideal place for beekeeping. Thirty Kenyan type beehives are safely placed in the midst of cashew trees. The area is fenced and clearly marked for safety.
A 1000-sqm area in the southeast corner of the farm is marked by a life fence containing bamboos, Moringa tree, Malina, cashew and lime. A meeting point, fireplace, playground, sanitation facilities and tents are convivially placed on area. It is intended for students of all age group, tourists and any nature lover to spend time here for recreational or educational purposes.
The perimeter of the farm has cashew spaced at 8m. The Northwest one third of the farm is name Cashew-Kourou with over 1000 cashew trees. Each year, new cashew trees are planted to replace old once.
This bio-lane that is 5km long, 1.50m wide link the major features of the farm. The lane is filled with biological material namely peanut shells, wood shavings, sand and leaves. This trail starts from the main entrance, passes by the round huts, the water tower, the camping area, the banana fields, the sheep ground, the bird watching tower, the cashew fields, beehives, mango fields, baby garden and back to the entrance.
Two boreholes are dug. A series of storage and distribution system will be in place to assure adequate provision of water for drinking, personal hygiene and assure good animal
This is a120 square meter area, located at the main entrance of the farmyard. It is central in the farming activities. Here fertile soil is mixed with extra humus, filled in polythene bags. A large variety of seed are nursed here. The main goal is to demonstrate how to grow plants from seed or cuttings to full plant. The seedlings are then either transplanted into the farmyard or sold to generate funds.
For farm residence and visitors.
Convenience shop where farm produce and all what farm residents, visitors and the community needs are sold at affordable price.
A 400-meter long life-fence delimiting the Orange and Mango Fields. Constitute 350 high yielding limes trees.
This represents the biggest part of the farm. Situated between The Orange and The Cashew Fields. Presently, there are over 1500 mango trees. Five varieties are to be found: Diour, Kent, Kit, Maya and Bakary-Ceesay.
A 600-meter long life-fence delimiting the Cashew and Mango fields. Here we have over 500 high yielding Moringa trees.
Located at the entrance area of the farm. 1600 citrus trees with a large variety of oranges (Washington, Neville, Sukur, Japan and several mandarin species.