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Partnerships for wildlife conservation: Why wildlife is crucial for biodiversity and ecosystem services

By Venter Mwongera The conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services is critical for sustaining life on earth. However, the loss of wildlife species and their habitats is a major threat to this conservation effort. Wildlife plays a crucial role in maintaining ecosystem balance and functioning, as well as providing numerous benefits to humans, such as

Picking profits from indigenous vegetables in Kirinyaga County

By Clifford Akumu The sweltering heat and the winding dusty roads leading to Block Kamuchege A village in Thebere location, Kirinyaga County paints a gloomy picture of unrelenting effects of climate change. Kamuchege region heavily relies on rice production, but one woman has decided to go against the grain by venturing into commercial vegetable farming