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Kenya to pilot Indonesian carbon data project, to enable the country assess its carbon credit assets

Indonesian tech company Aeroterra and Eldera Matadata Presisi has been selected to execute a pilot project that will assess the value of Kenya’s carbon credit…

Brazilian Viatina-19 enters Guinness World Record as the new world’s most expensive cow

A Brazilian Viatina-19 FIV Mara Movéis, a three-year-old Nelore cow breed has entered Guinness World Records as the most expensive cow ever sold at auction….

This year’s Nairobi Meat Expo exposes challenges by ASAL livestock farmers, proposes mitigation measures

The livestock farmers from Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) are some of the first time attendees of this year’s Meat Expo taking place at the…

Kitui farmers record increased yields, improved resilience by adopting regenerative agriculture practices

Smallholder farmers in Kitui County have experienced significant success by adopting regenerative agriculture practices, thanks to the Strengthening Regenerative Agriculture (STRAK) program. This initiative, introduced…

AU, ILRI join forces to produce first-ever guidelines to help governments address food safety challenges

The African Union (AU) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have joined forces to  produce first-ever guidelines poised help governments improve food safety by…

The Government announces plans to introduce carbon credit trading in the flower sector

In a move set to boost revenue for flower farmers and increase foreign exchange earnings for the country, Kenya has announced plans to introduce carbon…

Call for Nominations for the 2024 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is thrilled to announce that nominations are officially open for the 2024 AWIEF Awards. This prestigious event…

International Floriculture Trade Expo (IFTEX) Kicks Off in Nairobi with 20% Increase in exhibitors

The 11th International Floriculture Trade Expo (IFTEX) commenced yesterday in Nairobi, showcasing a 20% increase in exhibitors presenting their finest blooms. The event, held at…

CFAO Kenya Limited opens new CASE IH parts shop in Nairobi to enhance accessibility for farmers

CFAO Kenya Limited, the appointed distributor of CASE IH tractors, parts, and services, is pleased to announce the opening of its new parts shop in…

CIP introduces simple, effective tool to support potato farmers’ spraying decision, cuts fungicide use in Kenya

The International Potato Centre (CIP) has introduced a simple yet effective tool poised to assist farmers in their spraying decisions and cut fungicide use in…

Indian farm gets the green light to sell certified coffee to Europe

High Range Coffee Curing Ltd (HRCC), one of India’s top processors and exporters of certified coffee, will this month become the first farm in the…

New technology to improve fish farming in lake region

The Lake Basin Development Authority (LBDA) has launched a new method to transform fish farming in the region. Dubbed Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS), the new…

Syntropic agroforestry, a unique way of farming successfully without need for fertilisers or pesticides

It’s a system that creates its own input, and own biomass and its own fertility as opposed to conventional farming, where crops relentlessly strip the…

High-level IGAD forum develops strategies for pest management

Control and management of desert locusts and other pests that threaten food security in eastern and northern Africa are the main agenda of an ongoing…

DP Gachagua: State plans to wave coffee farmers’ debts

Plans are now in top gear by the government to wave all the debts that have accrued over the years by coffee farmers in Kenya,…