15.5 C
Nairobi
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Change policy to scale up climate-smart farming in Africa – experts

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even during the dry season, Venanzio Njiru’s farm stands out as a rare patch of lush greenery in this arid...

How Solar-Powered Water Pumps Offer Farmers a Way Out of Poverty

By Chris Warren Joshua Okundi’s five-acre farm is his classroom. A longtime schoolteacher who left his job to become a farmer in 2013, Okundi...

Kenyan farmers turn to home-made concoctions to control Fall Army Worms

With their farms devastated by Fall Army worms, Kenyan farmers have turned to traditional concoctions that are keeping the pests at bay. In the Mt...

How Brian Omoke’s organic dream is turning true

Discontinued from the University, Brian Omoke, CEO of Think Organic Kenya took up a new challenge to feed the world with organic foods. He...

How to grow magic Rhodes grass for your livestock

Rhodes grass is a robust drought-tolerant grass with a strong root system that enables it to spread quickly to form a ground cover. This favourable...

The new irrigation laws in Kenya

The Kenya government is set to enact new laws to manage irrigation in the country – and establish the National Irrigation Development Authority which...

The foreign invader costing African farmers $3 billion

My brother is a Zimbabwean farmer who has done pretty well for himself, but is now a worried man. Last season he lost a significant...

How China is building a rain-making system for an area as big as East...

China will start making rain once a system it is building in the Tibetan mountains succeeds. According to Chinese newspaper, South China Morning Post, the...

Australian tea tree takes root in Kenya

At Sweet Waters, a village in central Kenya, Veronicah Nyambura stands under the hot sun between two fields. One is full of lush plants...

Emptying the Oceans: New Data Aims to Shed Light on Extent of Global Industrial...

New evidence suggests that at least 55 percent of the world’s oceans are now being fished by industrial vessels, while warning that the number...

Latest news

Responsive WordPress Theme Freetheme wordpress magazine responsive freetheme wordpress news responsive freeWORDPRESS PLUGIN PREMIUM FREE Download theme freeDownload html5 theme free - HTML templates Free Null24