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How to become an organic farmer in Kenya

Consumers are shying away from crops laden with pesticides By Zablon Oyugi Since 1950s during the Green Revolution when there was an upsurge in crop…

Factors affecting the adoption of mobile applications by farmers

Most of the farmers especially those in rural areas are not adopting the new technology in their operations By Zablon Oyugi Mobile phone users around…

Over 35 countries to attend 6th Africa Agri Expo next month

Youth urged to come out in large numbers and attend the expo By David Kipkorir Over 35 Countries are expected to participate in 6th Africa…

Kenyan farmers reaping big from rearing Galla goats

The Galla goats are able to survive with little food resources By Zablon Oyugi If you are looking for a livestock farming business in Kenya…

Improving farmers’ access to finance with Agri-fintechs

Studies show that nearly 23% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP comes from agriculture By Emmanuel Murai The importance of agriculture in Africa cannot be overstated. Studies…

Kenyan rangeland farmers opt for climate-smart sheep

Dorper, a breed developed in South Africa, has become a sensation among many Kenyan farmers especially in dry areas By Zablon Oyugi The weather patterns…

Agriculture sector to get $7 Billion pie from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  

 Agriculture sector is among other critical areas that will benefit from $7 billion support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation over the next four…

African Development Bank and Partners Launch $520 Million Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones to Transform Nigeria’s Agriculture

  Nigeria on Monday began its long journey to end hunger and achieve food security by launching the Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ), a program…

eProd and LendXS in partnership to boost agribusinesses

Agribusinesses, aggregators, and food processors will now be able to better respond to market demands and address the management challenges they face when procuring commodities…

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…

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…

Sh100m Fish Farming project

Fish farming in Nyanza and Eastern parts of Kenya just received a huge boost through a Sh100m pilot project. Lattice Aquaculture are behind the project with…

Agriculture sector celebrates 63m€ from AfDB

In the middle of last month Kenya confirmed the approval of a 63 million Euro loan from the Africa Development Bank. The loan will work…

Agriculture sector during election period

As the entire nation watches one of the most important weeks unfold, farmers hope for much needed change. The general election in Kenya allows for…