Maize protect peas for EU export

Peas in pods. Growing maize with peas protects the latter crop from aphids. This canhelp farmers access the EU market as conditions become more. Photo by Food52. As the European Union...

Surrogate mother brooding increases egg laying frequency

A brooding chicken. Kiambu farmer uses one chicken to brood others' chicks to increase the laying frequency. Photo by Pinterest. Instead of having three or more chickens brooding chicks for more...

Information can increase access to fertiliser subsidy

Fertiliser being offloaded at the Port of Mombasa. Information gap is hindering access to subsidised fertiliser. Photo by Business Daily. Despite the government spending more than Sh20 billion in importation of...

Solar and wind hybrid drier saves food

Woman drying mango chips. The hybrid drier uses solar  or wind energy to  drive off moisture from farm products to extend the shelflife. Photo by KEMFRI. The Kenya Marine and Fisheries...

Sharing information with farmers bolsters production

Farmers read a text message on a mobile phone. Godan says access to information can help farmers rise above poverty and hunger. Photo by Ars Technica. Global agriculture stakeholders have agreed...

Farmer boosts maize nutrition with soy beans

Maize flour. One farmer is boosting the nutritional content of maize with soy beans flour. Photo by Maize Suppliers. While most families strive daily to eat mineral-deficient ugali, which mainly supplies...