Fledgling Canola market stalls on lack of seeds
A new wave of Kenyan farmers is deepening the growth and adoption of Canola buoyed by a fanatical uptake of its oil by the health conscious with its oil preferred for its ability to tame chronic diseases like high blood pressure, cancer heart failure among others.
However access to seed sti[...]
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