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Agri-Covid Gardens for Learning, Food Production and Networking

By HENRY OWINO (Senior Correspondent) The schools are closed for the longest time ever in the history calendar of education in Kenya and elsewhere. This has left stakeholders in the industry without work hence rendering...

Smallholder Farmers in Western Kenya Naïve of Agricultural Input

By KEPHA KIMANI A team of researchers are worried that smallholder farmers in Western Kenya lack skills on the use of farms inputs donated to them. This has led to low food production in the...

Exploring Digital Solutions to Improve Farmers’ Livelihoods

By Sharon Atieno Digital technologies and innovations have been identified as key solutions in improving the livelihoods of African smallholder farmers. These solutions would yield greatest potential if adopted in areas of market access...

African Smallholder Rice Farmers still Grappling with Challenges

By Sharon Atieno Reliance on rain-fed farming, use of farmer-saved seeds for subsequent production, lack of machinery to support commercialization of rice production, and low use of fertilizers, are among the challenges...

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