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Honey Care launches new product line to create market for smallholder farmers

Honey Care Africa has launched A new range of re-branded honey and healthy snack products. David Gachoki, Chief Executive Officer, Honey Care while unveiling the...

Unique red fleshed apples hit the Australian apple market.

IFORED Consortium members have developed and harvested new apples with coloured flesh, from pink to intense red. The production, developed under the Kissabel® project, is...
New vaccine to counter Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Disease launched

New vaccine to counter Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Disease launched

Livestock keepers across the country have a reason to smile following the launch of a new vaccine that seeks to counter the contagious bovine...
Delegates from over 60 countries that Kenya exports flowers attend expo-IFTEX.

Delegates from over 60 countries that Kenya exports flowers attend expo-IFTEX.

Kenya held the 7th international flower trade expo-IFTEX held at Oshwal and Religious Centre, Westlands Nairobi. The occasion opened doors to over 6000 delegates...
An App to give knowledge support in the fight of Fall Armyworm.

An App to give knowledge support in the fight of Fall Armyworm.

A mobile application has been launched to enable farmers, agricultural workers and other partners to the fight against fall armyworm in Africa. The app by...
There is hope in Agriculture for the youth.

There is hope in Agriculture for the youth.

With the growing level of unemployment, influence in drugs and high crime rate as a result of fruitlessness after many years in school without...

Kenyan innovation bags top African hardware competition award

Three Kenyan-based innovations scooped this year’s Africa regional ASME Innovation Showcase(IShow) awards held yesterday in Nairobi, Kenya. Bentos Fuels, emerged overall winners after impressing the...

Vegetables saved my life and keep me healthy

He is one of the few people in the world who suffer from Dermatological Myositis, an auto immune disease, which is a devastating illness....
An App to give knowledge support in the fight of Fall Armyworm.

Tips on how to curb Armyworm

Recently, FAW has spread to Southern and Eastern Africa and has brought havoc to maize farmers. In Kenya, the fall armyworm (Spodopterafrugiperda) is becoming a...

New rapid pregnancy test technology

Livestock farmers in Kenya can now easily confirm pregnancy in cows, following the introduction of a new rapid pregnancy test technology. The advanced “RapidVisual Pregnancy...

Potato farmers to benefit from new Nyandarua reasearch and production centre

Potato farmers are set to benefit from the construction of a research and production centre in Nyandarua County, which will guarantee farmers quality, climate,...

Locust warning time boost

A new technology has been developed to improve the warning time for locusts to just two months. Desert locust experts at the Food and Agriculture...

ANIMAL FEED FROM GRASSHOPPERS

In a small room at a university in Nakuru County, two researchers are working on a unique innovation that is set to boost food...
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the partners of the new AGCO Agribusiness Program on 25 September. From left to right: Simon Mwangi, CEO/Founder The Bridge Africa Group Ltd, Kenya; AGCO’s Nuradin Osman; Dr George Njenga, Dean, Strathmore Business School and Dr Andy Wilcox, Head of Crop & Environment Science, Harper Adams University, UK.

New Agribusiness course open to students throughout Africa

About 25 African students aged 20-30 will benefit from a new agribusiness course known as the AGCO Agribusiness Program (AAP) and thereafter get job...

value added expo and science congress

Value addition and innovation were themes that rung out simultaneously at the Kenyatta International Conference Center during the better end of May, where a...