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KENYA TO HOST A MAJOR LIVESTOCK BREEDERS SHOW.

Kenya will again host a Livestock Breeders Show & Sale from 9th -11th August this year at the Jamhuri Park, Nairobi. The event is organised...

Do you know of a country with a call centre for farmers? – India

Indian farmers dial the toll-free telephone number 1551 to get specialists advice positioned at 84 call centres across the Asian country to answer questions...

The Mobile App that leads you to water and pasture

Picture losing your phone and having to search for it throughout your house… Now imagine if you had to search for it, not only...
KENYA HOSTS OVER 5,000 DELEGATES IN THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL FLOWER TRADE EXPO

Kenyan exports to UK fall

According to the latest study by Overseas Development Institute (ODI) exports to Britain have risen by 15 per cent as per last year. Kenya’s share...

Pain of importing commodities, and how it’s killing agribusiness

Over the past few years, Kenya’s neigh - bours have been aggressively carrying out what experts call ‘predatory pricing’ on special commodities and crops,...
Fight against Fall armyworm in Kenya ‘mobilised’ with new Government text messaging campaign

Fight against Fall armyworm in Kenya ‘mobilised’ with new Government text messaging campaign

A new weapon in the fight against the Fall armyworm (FAW) caterpillar in Kenya has been launched giving millions of smallholder farmers free expert...

Where does that fruit salad you eat come from? Experts warn that it is...

When was the last time you asked about the source of that fruit salad you enjoy after every meal? Are the tomatoes and kales...
Insect sends chills down the spines of chilli farmers, but there is hope

Insect sends chills down the spines of chilli farmers, but there is hope

One afternoon in September last year, while inspecting their onehectare chilli farm, Mr Daniel Agawo, the general manager of Jim’s Fresh Vegetables, got a...

Mobile application to fight against Fall Armyworm in Africa.

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...
Online training for fish farmers

Online training for fish farmers

People wanting to establish fish farms can now access information and training at the click of a button. Farm Africa, a non-governmental organisation, has...

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...