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WeFarm partners with Heifer International to reach more Kenyan farmers

WeFarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing network, has announced that it has partnered with Heifer International, a nonprofit working to end hunger and...

Seeds, not Diamonds, will Make Africa Great

By Dr. Kanayo Nwanze As I settle back in my homeland Nigeria since retiring as the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)...

KIE to fund small agribusinesses in Kenya

Kenyan agri-business entrepreneurs are set to receive funding from a government body which wants to help them access credit for their innovations. More than 3,000...

Gucci purses and watermelons: dreaming of a better future for Kenya’s hungry north

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya can escape the 'Groundhog Day' of recurrent hunger crises by investing in irrigated farming and leather tanneries in its...

Scandal: How foreign trawlers are plundering African fish stock

It was midnight on 14 December 2016, when five fishermen in Tombo village near Freetown in Sierra Leone  revved up a small outboard engine ...

Major Agriculture Conference and Exhibition opens in Nairobi

A major conference and exhibition has opened in Nairobi – bringing together thousands of participants. It is taking place between June 14 – 16...

How Colonial Settlers introduced Trout Fish in Mt Kenya Rivers

You must have heard of Kiganjo Troup farm – the cold fresh water species farm that was established in 1948 by the colonial government....

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...

Delamere milk brand turns 90; launches new Yorgurt

Kenyan milk brand Delamere has not only turned 90 but also rolled out a a new range of fruit yogurt as part of its...

Former President Kikwete of Tanzania turns to farming

Former Tanzanian President, Jakaya Kikwete, has taken to what he considers to be his next love after politics: farming. Those who know the former President...

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