Maize Storage Quality controls for food safety

Opinion by Titus Kisangau, Program Officer - Communications at Eastern Africa Grain Council For a country to be termed as food secure, all people at all times need to have access, not...

Farmers advised to use Clean, Natural Organic Humix Soil in …

Boniface Odour, a greenhouse expert at Newscape Agro Systems Ltd demonstrating the use of Humix in a greenhouse at the 2017 Nairobi International Trade Fair. PHOTO/JAPHET RUTO Smallholder farmers are advised...

Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides

Kelvin Kigen, a sales representative at Favor Machinery Ltd demonstrating how to use a Knapsack Power Sprayer at the Central Kenya National Show, Nyeri on 16th Sept 2017. (PIC: Japhet...

Fall Armyworm Status: Impacts and control options in Africa

          The Fall Armyworm (FAW) (scientific name Spodoptera frugiperda) is a moth, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, but it is the caterpillar that...

Potato cyst nematode pest can reduce up to 80% potato produc…

               Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis or G. rostochiensis) which is resistant to pesticides and persist in soil threatens the production of potatoes in Kenya. The...

ICIPE’s biopesticide reduce tick infestation in livestock by…

      Real Metarhizium 7. They are selective and they only kill the ticks and do not affect the animal. ICIPE scientists in partnership with private sector partners, RealIPM Kenya introduced...