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Kenya’s Government Plans to shift farmers out of farming

Plans by Kenya’s government to commercialize the agricultural sector has irked civil society groups even as the country marked World Food Day. Through a new agricultural policy, the agricultural sector transformation and growth strategy (2019 – 2029), the government seeks to increase the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers among Kenyan farmers. This is despite

Agriculture

Kenya’s Government Plans to shift farmers out of farming

Plans by Kenya’s government to commercialize the agricultural sector has irked civil society groups even as the country marked World Food Day. Through a new agricultural policy, the agricultural sector transformation and growth strategy (2019 – 2029), the government seeks to increase the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers among Kenyan farmers. This is despite

Health

Urgent call to African leaders to support women access to lifesaving malaria treatment  

The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership to End Malaria has Tuesday issued an urgent appeal to leaders and health policymakers across Africa to better protect millions of pregnant women and their newborn children from the devastating consequences caused by malaria in pregnancy. Malaria strikes hardest against pregnant women and children in sub-Saharan Africa, who are

Agriculture

Kenya’s Government Plans to shift farmers out of farming

Plans by Kenya’s government to commercialize the agricultural sector has irked civil society groups even as the country marked World Food Day. Through a new agricultural policy, the agricultural sector transformation and growth strategy (2019 – 2029), the government seeks to increase the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers among Kenyan farmers. This is despite

Environment

Conservation agencies devise ways to combat illegal wildlife trade

By Joseph Checky Abuje Leaders and Conservation organizations in East Africa have vowed to strengthen their synergies in an effort to tackle the lucrative Illegal Wildlife Trade that has seen a steady decline in wildlife globally. The organisations which include World Wide Fund for Nature Kenya (WWF-K), International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN), The Convention

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