Trenches save surface run-off water for semi-arid irrigation

Muia Kusenga with Festus Mutemi. The farm has more than 10 trenches ans a tank that store water for irrigation for more than three months. Photo by Laban Robert. As the...

African Governments Must Prioritize Agriculture to Drive Inc…

A farmer  irrigates his vegetables in Western Kenya using a solar pump. African governments have been urged to help in accelerating agriculture for economic growth of the continent. Photo courtesy Abidjan...

Charcoal chicks brooder for off the grid farmers

Chicks around the Economical Brooder Jiko from Milele Farm. The jiko is a solution to farmers who do not have electricity. Photo courtesy. In helping farmers who do not have electricity...

Kisii farmer manages dairy cows from Meru via mobile phone

Friesian cows at the 2016 Nakuru ASK Show. Kisii County farmer manages his dairy cows from Meru via a mobile phone. Photo by Laban Robert. Despite being more than 440km from...

Irrigation keeps pawpaws producing

Two Magwagwa, Nyamira County, farmers pointing at pawpaw fruits. Jared Nyakeera is selling pawpaws at better prices after irrigating the fruits when it was dry. Photo by Laban Robert. As the...

It is one irrigation in two months with polythene mulching

A seed company officer holds a watermelon during the 2016 Machakos ASK Show. Dry region farmers can use polythene lining to cut irrigation in dry areas. Photo by Laban Robert. Dry...