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Kenya: Establishment of Favourable Policies will Increase Private Sector Investment in...

By Faith Atieno Despite forests being a highly valued asset in Kenya, the growing wood supply-demand deficit that undermines conservation and economic development targets pose...

Safe Use of Agrochemicals key to Addressing Pesticides’ Misuse

By Naomi Kitur and Christian Benard  Instead of banning pesticides because of the European Union (EU) Green Deal recommendations, Kenya needs to consider options for...

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Kenya:Community Seed Bank Commissioned to Ensure Food, Nutrition Security in Vihiga 

By Peter Oliver Ochieng Farmers in Vihiga County are expected to start accessing quality seeds at their doorsteps, after official commissioning of a community seed bank in Esalwa village, West Bunyore Ward, Emuhaya Sub County. The...

European Green Deal Should Consider Trading Partners, Expert Says

By James Ochieng To avoid unintended consequences, the Green Deal needs to take into account its impact on European Union’s trading partners especially those in Africa, according to Kinyua Mbijjewe, Agricultural Consultant at AgCuity consulting...

Investments Needed To Fast Track Domestication, Implementation of EAC Harmonized Pesticide Guidelines

By Naomi Kitur Fast tracking of the implementation of the East Africa Community (EAC) Harmonized Pesticide Guidelines needs investment. Emmanuel Ngomiraronka, Consultant for CropLife Africa Middle East (CLAME) said at the Regional Validation Workshop on Domestication...

Use of Crop Protection Products is Inevitable in Kenya

By Faith Atieno Though crop protection products are essential for a thriving agricultural sector, Kenya still grapples with challenges which limit uptake of these products which are vital for the realization of the sector's potential. "Pests...

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