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Fish Cage farming in Lake Victoria

Low fish stock in Lake Victoria has become a blessing in disguise as fish cage farming increases on the lake, that is expected to lead…

How did these dairy farmers get new machinery?

Dairy farmers in Nyeri County will soon increase the quality and quantity of their milk production due to new machinery. The farmers affiliated with Kieni…

Small Irrigation and Value Addition Project

The Government has handed over Small Irrigation and Value Addition Project (SIVAP) sites in Galole Constituency to contractors. The successful bidders are expected to assemble…

Dragon fruit of life

Retailing at between Ksh1,000 and Ksh2,000 per kilo, the Dragon Fruit has been attracting interest from numerous people, many shocked at what this pinkish, leathery,…

AgriBiz Program

On March 6th 2020, the European Union, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (Danida), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Kenya Climate Innovation Center…

Livestock-Off-Take Program

Marsabit has begun the awaited Lovestock Off-take programme in efforts to help farmers deal with the major drought. The principal secretary of the State department…

Fish Oil Tanker Intercepted

Fish oil tanker intercepted by Greenpeace in efforts to safeguard livelihoods in West Africa. On the 7th of October in Senegal, a group of activists…

Transportation of Tea via SGR

Tea grown in the Mt Kenya region will be transported from Nairobi to Mombasa using the SGR (Strandard Gauge Railway). Peter Munya, CS for Agriculture…

Kericho County reviving sugarcane sector

The County Government of Kericho has stepped up efforts to revive sugarcane farming in the County. Through a Public-Private Partnership initiative in establishing a sugar…

Can Eating millet reduce cases of heart diseases

Eating more millet can lower the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Overall, millet diets reduce blood cholesterol by eight per cent, from high to normal….

Farmers receive drought-tolerant pigeon peas

New varieties of drought-tolerant pigeon peas, sorghum and green grams have been introduced in Makueni County. The objective is to help farmers cope with failed…

FAO unveils soil fertility tools

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched two practical instruments designed to encourage soil organic carbon (SOC) maintenance and sequestration. These are both important requirements…

The two winners of the Heifer International AYuTe African Challenge

Jehiel Oliver, is the founder and chief executive officer of Hello Tractor. A Kenyan company that has become famous across Africa as the ‘Uber of…

What is Embryo Transfer and why you should use it

ET is a dairy breeding technology where proven genetically superior cows are assisted to produce several calves within a short period. It involves two processes:…

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…

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