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Kenya to host 5th Agritec Africa agriculture technologies exhibition and conference in June

Kenya will host the 5th AGRITEC AFRICA, an International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technologies from June 20 to June 22 in at the...

National Cereals Board: Anatomy of a Maize Scandal

The exit of National Cereal and Produce Board chief executive, Newton Terer, is the first pointer that all is not well at the corporation...

AGCO the global distributor of agricultural equipment opens Africa office in Johannesburg

A leading global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment has opened a new African office in South Africa, signalling its entrance into the continent. AGCO,...

Why merely owning land isn’t enough to empower Africa’s women farmers

In the agricultural sector – the major employer for poor people in Africa – assets like land and livestock are owned and controlled mainly...

Kenya farmers grow yields and income with conservation agriculture

Smallholder farmers in Kenya are increasing maize yields and have reduced production risk by 30 per cent thanks to a conservation agriculture project. Declining soil...

Kenyan farmers turn to home-made concoctions to control Fall Army Worms

With their farms devastated by Fall Army worms, Kenyan farmers have turned to traditional concoctions that are keeping the pests at bay. In the Mt...

Kenya’s Selina Wamucii wins $10,000 grant to develop agri-business mobile platform

A Kenyan mobile platform that shortens the agricultural supply chain, reducing food wastage and boosting farmers’ incomes, has received USD 100,000 grant from global...

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...

Why Food Security is Vital in the Kenya’s ‘Big Four’ Agenda

By Victor Mugo With the unveiling of the government’s areas of focus for the next five years, the stakeholders in the agricultural landscape are elated...

African Agri-tech Startups Boom With 110% Growth Since 2016

The African agri-tech space is booming, with the number of startups operating in the market growing 110 per cent over the past two years,...

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