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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…

Understanding soil microorganisms and their role is vital for farmers

Knowledge of soil microorganisms can help farmers to optimise nutrient management and reduce reliance on synthetic fertilisers, a new report says. Those fertilisers can have…

Why a soil test is crucial

CLIFFORD AKUMU clifford@smartfarmerkenya.com With any mention of reducing crop harvests or problems with soils, the first question on any experts’ lips is: Have you tested…

Global Experts Unite to Strengthen Plant Health Management in the Global South

During the recent International Day of Plant Health, a group of experts from across the globe sat together in a webinar. Agenda: to discuss and…