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Kenya hit by serious fertilizer shortage

As a result of stringent rules set at the port of Mombasa to double check the quality of products being imported, Kenya has been...

She makes money by selling farm produce on-line

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When two university students knocked on the door of Lillian Kanari’s organic food shop five years ago seeking work, she...

Kenya’s dairy farmers use solar rays to keep milk cool

Four years ago, Njeru Kamuru nearly quit dairy farming. But when he learned that a solar-powered milk-cooling plant was to be built in his...

Kenya’s Maize scandal eats its first victims

The arrest of Agriculture PS Richard Lesiyampe, former NCPB Managing Director Newton Terer and Former General Manager of Finance Cornel Kiprotich over the loss...

Secrets of success from Uganda tea billionaire Erisa Kakyomya

Erisa Kakyomya Apuuli is a household name in Toro sub-region. He is the proprietor of Rusekere Tea Growers Factory in Kabarole, a $3m project...

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...

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...

South Africa allows importation of Kenya’s avocados

After waiting for 11 years, Kenyan farmers can now export avocados to South Africa after the country lifted a ban imposed in 2007 due...

The top 10 biggest cows in the world

At first glance, large cows seem to be a recipe for success for any farmer, but equally important is to take into consideration the...

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...

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