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#WorldEarthDay: How the world is tackling the plastic bag crisis

By Brynna Strand and Charlie Ann Kerr Two million single-use plastic bags per minute are distributed at store checkout counters across the globe. Devastating environmental...

12 great ideas on how to make money from small plot and become a...

If you have a small farm, chances are that you think you can’t make it in agriculture. Now, discard those thoughts and get down...

Farming cabbages: How to plant and market

Cabbage is one of the most popular vegetables in Kenya and it is important to know the various characteristics of it for both new...

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...

Kenya’s Ol Pejeta to house two chimpanzees rescued from West Africa

Ol Pejeta, the home of the last male Northern White Rhino, has received two Chimpanzees, rescued from captivity in Guinea-Bissau. The story of the two...

How I cope with diseases, heat stress and still get 30 litres from my...

By Chris Lati, Founder Makasa Farm This is the continuing story of Makasa Dairy Farm situated in Lower South Eastern of Kenya's Makueni County; a...

Kenya’s ground-down coffee farmers switch to avocado amid global boom

 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Steve Mbugua uprooted more than 500 coffee trees on his half-acre farm in Nyeri county eight years ago, his...

Photo-based crop insurance could debut in Kenya in 2019

Picture-based crop insurance could make its debut in Kenya next year after a study in India found that it may avoid the pitfalls of...

This is the billionaire man behind the Solai Dam tragedy (photos)

This is the face of the man behind the Solai Dam tragedy - Perry Mansukhlal Kansagra. Although unknown in Kenya, and he has not...

The Netherlands has more millionaires, and one in five is a farmer

A new report by the national statistics office CBS sheds light on the lives of Dutch millionaires, who now account for 1.4% of the...

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