Bees create sweet times for semi arid area farmer

A farmer in the arid Matungulu district of Eastern Kenya is shielding himself from dry spells by embracing climate resilient farming like beekeeping and has become a model to others as thousands of customers flock to his farm for quality honey.

Gabriel Mbatha Nzomo locally known as Alex is [...]

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