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 Climate change: Plan to end Drought on African Farms  

With news from last week’s global climate talks in Poland looking ominous for African farmers, a high-level group of African agricultural experts gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday to accelerate farmer access to innovations that can sustainably increase food production—even as temperatures rise and weather extremes and crop pests become more common. The event,

Destroying Kenya’s Ecosystem destroys Livelihood says Greenpeace

The Machakos County forestry department has approved the cutting down of  22 hectares of Iveti Forest in Kathiani Sub County. Three saw millers are expected to clear the forest. Most of the local community members are  unaware of this exercise. Iveti forest is not the only case of government’s inaction to preserve forests, there has

New Initiative takes Kenya mangoes to Chinese market

By George Okore A link between Kenya Agribusiness and Agroindustry Alliance and Chinese Chambers of Commerce in East Africa will see local farmers access international market. Over 20,000 Kenya mangoes famers countrywide are expected to benefit. Chairman of Chinese Chamber of Commerce in East Africa William Wu Zhuo said at the launch that Kenyan-grown mangoes

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