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These are the maize varieties for each region in Kenya

Each and every year, farmers get poor harvests because they planted the wrong varieties in their regions. Before you try and new variety, if...

How a 27 year-old youth became a farming millionaire

When Peter Kimani relocated from Kandara in Murang’a county to Mwea in Kirinyaga county in the year 2000, his aim was to continue with...

How Kenya’s Avocado ban has Affected Global Markets

Kenya ban on the export of avocados due to severe shortage – has thrown the international market into limbo as severe shortage bites. Kenya stopped...

This is how we can defeat Fall Armyworms out of African continent

Fall armyworm is one of the most destructive insect pests worldwide, and it is on the move. In 2015, this pest migrated for the...

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...

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...

Why Cape Town will be the first city to run out of water next...

Cape Town will in the next one month, or so be the first City in the world to run out of water! What will happen...

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 battle drought with growing appetite for baby corn

It hasn't rained on John Mwema's farm in over a month. But on his one-acre piece of land stand thousands of green maize plants. "I...

Trees supplement income for rural farmers in Africa

Trees may be easy to spot on the plains of Africa but they are often overlooked as a source of income for farmers. A...

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