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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...

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...

Maasai manure helps Kenya’s drought-hit herders fight hunger

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At 9am, Eliud Sankare is still at home in Isinya village, south of Nairobi, instead of out herding the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Listed Kenya coffee trade firm Eaagads posts loss

One of Kenya's listed coffee grower and trader Eaagads has registered a Sh20 million (USD 200,000) loss after tax thanks to prolonged drought in...

South Africans celebrate rain in Cape Town after 3 years

Cape Town had been waiting for Day Zero – when the town was projected to become the first city in the world to run...

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...

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