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World Covid-19 Cases Report by Mid-January 2021

By HENRY OWINO The Covid-19 cases globally show that there are 94,963,847 confirmed cases including 2,050,857 deaths. This is according to World Health Organization (WHO)...

Higher Income Countries Hoarding COVID-19 Vaccines

By Sharon Atieno The emergence of COVID-19 vaccines has brought relief in the fight against the pandemic, however equitable access of these vaccines is proving...

Research and Development

Agriculture

Private Sector Critical in Adoption of Improved Seeds

By Sharon Atieno Though improved seeds have great capabilities including higher yields, disease and pest resistance, climate change adaptation, improved nutrition and longer shelf life among others; the uptake of these seeds among African farmers...

Covid-19: New Farming Practices Flourishing in Nairobi

By Mary Hearty As food scarcity and high prices hit Nairobi County, residents turned to innovative farming techniques to survive. Many are utilizing residential spaces such as balconies, verandah, porch among other open spaces in...

Science Africa: Call For Story Grant Applications

Science Africa invites Journalists in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda to submit proposals for investigative Solutions Journalism story ideas focusing on health issues. The goal of this project is to improve coverage of critical health issues...

Covid-19: Jobless Urban Women forms Farming Group

By Pauline Okeng'a Nairobi residents who lost jobs as a result of Covid-19 pandemic have ventured into alternative income generating activities for survival. Many became innovative in growing short term or fast maturing crops in...

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