Murang’a Farmer Reaping Big from Aerial Yams

Simon Ngure, an aerial yams farmer at his farm in Mathioya, Murang'a County An aerial yam farmer is earning up to KES 30,000 from a single yam plant in his farm...

Dairy goat farm changing farmers’ lives through trainings

            Dairy goat feeding. Poor management of dairy goats is one of the main problems facing the dairy goat sub-sector in Kenya.  Shambah Dairies farm based in Kangema...

African smallholders can double their yields with half the w…

               Farmer irrigating her cabbage garden. Experts predict that irrigated areas in Sub-Saharan Africa from 1998 to 2030 will increase by 30 percent.  OpinionBetter access to irrigation...

Experts: Learn lessons from success to beat malnutrition in …

       A farmer weeds her maize garden. A report on global hunger says malnutrition in sub-Saharan African children could be reduced if women were given equal chances in agriculture...

Africa faces permanent $2bn+ maize deficit if Fall Armyworm …

           Afarmer checks on his maize farm whichj has been attacke by the Fall Armyworm. Biopesticides are a lower risk control option. Photo: VOA The Centre for Agriculture and...

Brachiaria termed better than Napier in push-pull technology…

        Brachiaria grass is gradually replacing Napier grass because it grows fast with less water producing 18 to 20 tonnes of forage per acre and has been found...