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 [ ... ]

Back in the Day, Tilling Land Was a Communal Activity Characterised by Song and DanceBack in the Day, Tilling Land Was a Communal Activ...
15 Jul 2015 16:33 - BM Senior

Most of us who grew up in the village, and who are old enough, must have witnessed this fi [ ... ]

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Sweet potato becomes food of choice in arid areas
Bob Koigi for Farmbizafrica - Thursday, 11 June 2015
sweetpotatobometCounty governments and organizations working in Kenya’s arid areas are expressing appetite for sweet potatoes in a bid to balance between feeding population and livestock, as the versatile crop exhibits faster growing and replication traits. Already Bomet County has requested the Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization, KARLO, to supply it with sweet potato vines worth Sh800,000. Each vine costs Sh1 and can produce up to 10 more vines upon maturity. Related News Ugandans’ scramble for orange fleshed sweet potatoes Efforts to promote growing of vitamin A ri...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 [ ... ]