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Collaboration is Crucial for Vaccine Development in Africa

By Sharon Atieno Given that Africa is trailing behind in vaccine development and clinical trials, experts say that collaboration is key to improving the status...

Kenya: We have Benefited much from Science Granting Councils Initiative

  Science, Technology and Innovation(STI) is the foundation pillar of economic growth in both developing and developed countries, on the other hand, research and development...

Research and Development

Agriculture

New Farming Technologies Crucial in Transforming African Agriculture

By Sharon Atieno For agriculture in Africa to transform into an engine of economic growth, there is need to invest in and make accessible new faming technologies- from better seeds to machinery to digital, according...

New Arsenals for Fall Armyworm Control

By Sharon Atieno An initiative led by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has developed new biopesticides to combat the invasive and highly destructive fall armyworm in Africa. Through the support of development...

Tapping Women’s Power in Agricultural Productivity

By Amos Wemanya Kenyan food system has been suffering from the impacts of changing global climate. Studies indicate that the African continent will be the most affected by climate change since the majority of its...

Experts Race against Time to Prevent more Zoonotic Diseases

By PETER MUSA As scientists spend quality time burning the midnight oil researching on Covid-19 vaccine, an international conference on how to save the planet from the danger of zoonotic diseases is being organized. The...

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