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Hi am about to go on labour… Suzie your cow.

You are in your sitting room in the evening resting. Suddenly, your phone buzzes. It is a message from your cow Suzie telling you...

SOLAR DRYER DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHED

A Solar Dryer design competition for youth innovators, was unveiled, at the on-going AgritechTalks in Nakuru County. The solar dryer design competition will run for...

NAKURU AGRITECHTALKS EXCITE YOUTH AND FARMERS

The second AgritechTalks organised by Smart Farmer Africa, publishers of the Smart Farmer magazine in partnership with Nakuru County took off smoothly yesterday. The Opening...

New four-phase kienyeji feed enters market

It is good news for poultry farmers following feeds manufacturer Bidco Land O' Lakes’s unveiling of a four-phase feed, especially made for the kienyeji...

Blue Economy set to boost Kenya’s fishing industry

Fishing industry is set for growth after years of neglect and near collapse. Kenyan fishermen will benefit more from their work due to the...
Stakeholders concerned about the government’s unilateral decision to adopt genetically modified crops

Stakeholders concerned about the government’s unilateral decision to adopt genetically modified crops

A number of players in the agricultural sector are demanding for a multisectorial dialogue and participation processes whenever policy positions are made in regards...
Poultry imports slowly crippling the local farmers

Poultry imports slowly crippling the local farmers

Stakeholders of the Kenyan poultry and animal feeds industry registered their worries, about poultry imports into the country. Officials from the Kenya Poultry Breeders Association,...

Small scale farmers to get USD 9.4 million courtesy of Musoni and USAID

Small holder farmers will now benefit from a loan portfolio guarantee agreement between Musoni Microfinance Limited and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Musoni...

Northern Kenyan Poultry Company bags top African award

A chicken processing plant in northern Kenya, Kulamawe Poultry Industries, has scooped one of the five awards in the inaugural Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch...

The World’s Rice Bowl protected forever.

The world’s largest rice collection has received permanent funding that will ensure the numerous different rice varieties are saved forever. The agreement between the International...
A Roadmap For Agri-Business Investing In Agricultural Land

A ROADMAP FOR AGRI-BUSINESS INVESTING IN AGRICULTURAL LAND

A New digital platform that provides step-by-step instructions for implementing international standards that recognize and protect land rights has been launched today. The platform- Resource Platform for...
Maize plantation

Budget: More money for Agriculture means more Food Production

An upsurge in population in the cities and the changing dietary inclinations have necessitated increased investment in agriculture. It is, therefore, prudent that the government...
The three innovators from L-R Anastasia Kaschenko, Beth Koigi and Clare Sewell.

Harvesting water from air made easier

Some 700 million people lack access to clean drinking water worldwide, 319 million of them in sub-Saharan Africa. In Kenya, nearly 12 million people do...

Bidco Poultry Centre a first in Kenya.

Bidco Land O’ Lakes started operations in Kenya in August 2015 in Nakuru. The company has continued to improve feeds quality and productivity by...

Study reveals how to make fish farming more lucrative

More can be reaped from fish farming by increasing the stocking size of fingerlings, a new study by Farm Africa and World Fish has...