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The Queen of African nightshade & Terere

Over lunch time in Nairobi's K'Osewe restaurant, the waiting staff runs back and forth from the kitchen, bringing out steaming plates of deep-green African...

Watermelon girl: “I made a million in three months”

When she was first interviewed and came to limelight,  29-year-old Annie Nyaga became the talk of town because of her farming prowess. Her story is...

Bayer, Yara join to hands to deliver technology to farmers

Bayer and Yara International ASA (Yara) have entered into a software collaboration and technology license agreement to provide farmers worldwide with digital farming tools...

Farmers get ready to harvest Purple tea

The promise of improved earnings from tea is expected to become a reality for Kenyan tea farmers as production of purple tea moves to...

Good news for Avocado farmers

The social enterprise Olivado Group, a major supplier of avocado and other edible oils, has recently joined the Business Call to Action (BctA) with...

On a South African farm, despair over armyworm attack

Peeling back the maize plant's leaves reveals a small brown caterpillar—an armyworm that writhes as it burrows into the heart of the crop, producing...

Solar Refrigerator Keeps Mangoes Cold, and Profits rise

By Leopold Obi Solar-powered cold storage and biological pest control are helping protect Kenya's mangoes from climate change It is a hot and cloudless morning, a...

The story of Sakata, Nyaga and Monica F1

When Joseph Njeru Nyaga dreamt of venturing into tomato farming – and earning a decent living – he scrolled the internet as he searched...

Britain pioneers first black and white tomato

Kenyan farmers might in the near future be able to see a black and white tomato after a British horticultural company put the plants...

Kenyans to receive fast maturing US apples

Kenya is edging closer to growing apples large scale after importation of three low chilling high yielding cultivars from US which will also greatly...

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