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KFC finds redemption with Kenyans

The tennis match that ensued online between angry Kenyans and Kentucky Fried Chicken KFC at the top of this year seems to have a silver…

One home, One cow, says Governor Mwangi wa Iria

As Kenyans prepare themselves for the bubbling and unpredictable time that is election year. A lot of political aspirants and public figures have been conversing…

Affordable credit to help battle climate change

Affordable credit is a need in the world of agribusiness and Family Bank has understood this need. The bank has committed Sh6 billion in affordable…

Beekeeping as a way to sweeten farmers pockets in Nyahururu

Members of the Losogwa village in Nyahururu are moving towards beekeeping for increased income. A visit by an agronomist encouraged the members of the area…

Training for farmers on correct pesticide use

Creating awareness and responsible use of pesticides is important in protecting smallholder farmers from harm, regulators have said. The regulators, led by Agrochemical Association of…

Activists highlight need for urgent climate action

Activists held widespread events in Africa to urge governments to listen to the call to reject fossil fuels. Furthermore, to prioritize climate action and formulate…

CS Munya requests Audit in KTDA factories

CS Peter Munya ordered for a deep audit of the systems in all KDTA factories, subsidiary companies and small tea factories. He did this with…

The Corteva™ FarmFundi app

The Corteva™ FarmFundi app provides a digital and pest identification guide for farmers. As of the 14th of September, Farmers in Kenya will now be…

New guide to help tackle papaya mealybug

The papaya mealybug is a pest of the fruit, which originated from Central America before spreading to the Caribbean and South America in the 1990s….

New economic activities hit agriculture

Kenya has included new economic activities after reviewing the structure of its economy. Consequently, this situation has made the contribution of agriculture decrease as other…

Drought confirmed as national disaster

On the 8th of September 2021, President Kenyatta declared ongoing drought a national disaster. His excellency president Uhuru Kenyatta declared that the drought affecting parts…

How not to medicate your animals

Modern medicine can be traced to the beginning of the 19th century. However, since antiquity, humans have always grappled with the question of diseases and…

Pasture seeds distributed in Narok

Narok Farmers are relieved after the county government gave out pasture seeds worth Sh1.8 million. This was done through Agriculture Sector Development Support Programme Phase…

SMEs get 30 percent insurance premium reduction

Insurance Premium Reduction in South Africa The Standard Bank’s small-scale business and agriculture customers in South Africa can breathe a sigh of relief. Moreover, the…

Ethiopia receives 8.5m pounds aid for food from Germany

Germany through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), on June 8th gave a contribution of 8.5 million pounds to the people of Ethiopia, for…