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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Kofi Annan: Farewell to Africa farmers No.1 supporter

Before his death in Geneva on Saturday, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan was one of the greatest supporters of African farmers at the global...

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...

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...

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...

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