NYS urban farming projects provoke the youth to think outside the boxNYS urban farming projects provoke the youth to th...
18 Aug 2015 17:09 - By Victor Amadala for Farmbiz Africa

The urban upgrading initiative, championed in the country by the National Youth Service (N [ ... ]

The world craves soya beans but there aren’t enough farmers in Kenya growing itThe world craves soya beans but there aren’t eno...
17 Aug 2015 10:58 - Brian Moseti Snr

Every day, the mill at Bidco’s production plant in Nakuru spits out litres of freshly-pr [ ... ]

Even without information from the internet, two farmers from Nyamira turn their tides aroundEven without information from the internet, two fa...
14 Aug 2015 13:17 - BM Senior

After close to 10 subsequent years without decent maize and bean harvests, farmers in Ny [ ... ]

Amisha saw the limitless potential in the superfruit that is baobab (mabuyu),  and she is doing a good job selling its health benefits to the worldAmisha saw the limitless potential in the superfru...
06 Aug 2015 14:42 - Brian Moseti Snr

Amisha Patel is a third generation Kenyan, and like many Kenyan-Asians, her great grandfat [ ... ]

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Row as Kenyan claims his famous biogas invention was stolen by German
Brian Moseti Snr. - Friday, 21 August 2015
 85046122 32An article published on BBC glorifying an invention by Katrin Puetz has stirred controversy after a Kenyan, Dominic Wanjihia, emerged to claim the idea. The article tells the story of how Ethiopians are benefiting from the use of a portable biogas digestor, B-Energy, whose invention they credit to Puetz. “B-Energy is the brainchild of German entrepreneur Katrin Puetz, 34.“With a masters in agricultural engineering, Ms Puetz began the project while working for Hohenheim University in Stuttgart,” reads the artice on bbc.com. But Wanjihia, in a letter to the BBC, said that ...Read more...

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Livestock

Foot and Mouth facts

Foot and mouth disease sometimes referred to as hoof and mouth disease is an infectious and fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild bovid. The virus causes a high fever for two or three days, followed by blisters inside the mouth and on the feet  [ ... ]

Management

Sorghum value addition opens new frontiers for Kenyan f...

 The Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization, KALRO, is championing the value addition of sorghum, especially making of sorghum sausages as farmers record success in growth and market for the crop. Sorghum has been one of the most successful crops in adoption across th [ ... ]

Crops

Amisha saw the limitless potential in the superfruit th...

Amisha Patel is a third generation Kenyan, and like many Kenyan-Asians, her great grandfather came to Kenya during construction of Kenya Uganda Railway. She was born in Mombasa and did her schooling in Nairobi, Eldoret and Nakuru. She later joined Egerton University, Njoro, where I obtaine [ ... ]

Markets

Even without information from the internet, two farmers...

After close to 10 subsequent years without decent maize and bean harvests, farmers in Nyamira County are gradually diversifying into different crops, some of which are now being grown in the area for the first time.
But two neighbours from Riomoro village, Priscillah Ongiri and Nichol [ ... ]