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DP Gachagua clears afforestation claims

Deputy President Gachagua recently cleared the record on what he shared in regards to the Pelis system. “Last week in Baringo, I spoke on the…

President Ruto’s UNGA address

On the 21st of September President William Ruto gave an address to the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) on a number of environmental…

Challenges posed by antimicrobial resistance

Staphylococcus aureus is the source of a skin infection that can turn deadly if drug resistant. Estimates regarding the most common resistant variation, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus…

Bee farmers feel the sting of climate change in Nyandarua

Bad weather patterns, use of harmful farm chemicals and poor management of hives, are being blamed for the difficult times that beekeepers are going through…

Cotton Farming boom in Homa Bay

Farmers in Homa Bay are celebrating new income from cotton farming. One Rose Anyango shared how the new venture helps her earn a living for…

IFAD grant funded by the EU leads digital revolution in five African countries

To harness the development benefits of using mobile channels to send and receive remittances, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today its…

ICRISAT uses X-ray to assess peanuts’ quality

The study led by a team of researchers from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Fraunhofer Development Center for X-ray Technology…

AGRF summit begins in Rwanda to discuss food security across the continent

On the 6th of September the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) summit set off in Kigali Rwanda. The summit aims to identify and define how…

Greenpeace Africa Calls on Kenya’s President Elect to Lower Food Prices and Take Climate Action Seriously

On the 7th of September 2022, Greenpeace Africa congratulated William Samoei Ruto of Kenya Kwanza coalition upon his election as the 5th president of the…

‘Push Pull’ weed and pest control process in Western

Cereal farmers in Migori are being urged to work with the “Push Pull” system. This organic technology works efficiently to eradicate farm pests and weeds….

A shot in the arm for aquaculture growth

A shot in the arm for aquaculture growth While fish farming holds a special place in food security and nutrition, as well as the economy,…

How the Maasai have taken up fish farming

Quarrying pits caused by gypsum mining introduced the Maasai generally pastoralist community, to aquaculture business. Years of environmental and land degradation by profit-motivated firms have…

Woes in Nakuru due to poor maize harvest

Nakuru county is a regular when it comes to high maize production. However current predictions have the county anticipating a poor harvest for the crop….

Bomet Governor promises to improve ease of Agriculture

The Governor of Bomet, Hillary Barchok has taken office for his second term and his first actions are within to fight poverty and turning around…

Coffee sector in Kirinyaga puts hopes in new government

Coffee farmers in Kirinyaga are hopeful that the new government will help save their sector. Farmers from the area believe that coffee farming is highly…