Grain processing plant to benefit East Africa farmers

          A food processing plant at work. Farmers need to  access primary processing facilities that improve the quality and value of their produce. Photo: l7group Shalem Investments Ltd., a grantee of...

Turbo ups tractor efficiency by 30 per cent

Kisumu Agricultural Society of Kenya Chairperson Caleb Oluga tries the TT4 Tractor as CMC Motors CEO Mark Johnson joins in. The tractor has turbo feature that increases power by over...

Tractor solves costs puzzle to smallholders

Joshua Mwendo tries the Yuavra 125 tractor. This Yuvra is cost effective for small-holders who cannot use the walking tractor. Photo by Laban Robert. In meeting the growing local mechanisation demand...

Farmers ordering tractor services by phone

A tractor at the Thika Technical Training Institute. farmers can request tractor services via mobile phones. Photo by Laban Robert. Farmers seeking mechanisation services can book regionally stationed tractor by opening...

Farmers pump water free with bicycle

Farmer cycling a bicycle to shell maize. Photo courtesy. Another innovator has come up with a bicycle to pump water within farms. Small-scale farmers may no longer incur water pumping costs...

Tractor weeds a maize and potato acre for Sh200

James Mwangi with the Ultra-Power-150 Model B tractor from the KITI, The tractor requires about Sh200 to weed one acre of potatoes or maize. Photo by Laban Robert. Small-scale farmers would spend...