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Liberian Scientist Named to 1Day Sooner Board of Directors

A scientist who helped coordinate Liberia’s Ebola response and founded the nonprofit Refuge Place International, has been appointed to the 1Day Sooner Board of Directors, where he will...

Kenya Medical Training College Launches Kshs 14M Simulation Laboratory

The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Gradian Health Systems has launched a Kshs 14 million Simulation...

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Agriculture

Addressing Food and Nutrition Security Needs in response to COVID-19 Impacts

By Hon. Peter Munya The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives through the State Department for Crop Development and Agricultural Research is implementing the Small-Scale Irrigation and Value Addition Programme (SIVAP) funded by a...

Youth Engagement Remains Critical in Unlocking Africa’s Food Potential

By Mary Hearty With youths making up more than half of Africa’s population, their engagement in agriculture remains crucial in unlocking Africa’s food potential. “We must then equip our youth with the necessary tools, skills, knowledge...

Investment, Traceability System Crucial in Revamping Kenyan Food Markets

By Sharon Atieno In order to build a resilient food system in Kenya, there is need to improve the conventional markets and encourage safer handling and storage of food, experts say. According to Leonard Kimtai, Division...

Kenyan Farmers Enthusiastic after First GM Cotton Harvest

By Verenardo Meeme Winfred Kasambu, a 50-year-old farmer and a grandmother of two from Kenya’s Eastern region, is cherishing high hopes of prosperity after realizing a bountiful harvest from her first crop of genetically modified...

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