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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…

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…

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…

Small-scale farmers in developing countries aided to mitigate climate change

Small-scale farmers in developing countries will supported to better adapt to climate change and further reduce highly polluting methane emissions. By Smart Farmer Reporter The…

Farmers in Laikipia move in droves to register for fertilizer purchases

The final week of September saw more than 100 farmers in the county show up to register. Consequently, this saw the allocation of 550 get…

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…

Smallholder farmers to get boost worth $1.5 billion to avert food crisis

With the disruption of food supplies arising from the Russia-Ukraine war, Africa now faces a shortage of at least 30 million metric tons of food,…

Rafiki Microfinance Bank and CFAO Kenya ltd. offer farmers access to capital

At the end of the first week of the year, CFAO Kenya limited and Rafiki Microfinance Bank partnered to offer farmers an option to purchase…

Tea Farmers receive their payment from KTDA

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) instituted a number of changes at the end of last year, for example, payments of farmers moved from the…

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…

Free milk cooling systems for Nakuru dairy farmers

County enhancing value addition to stabilise milk market By Jackosn Okata Nakuru County is banking on value addition to stabilise raw milk market prices to…