May 2017

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Africa Food Prize competition submissions closing soon

Dr Kanayo Nwanze (in black suit) is congratulated after winning the 2016 Africa Food Prize. Nominations for the AFP competition are ending in four days. The winner pockets $100,000 (Kes10.3 million). Photo by KU-TV. Nominators have four days to propose their preferred candidates for the competition for Africa’s leading impactful agriculture initiative award, Africa Food Prize (AFP).  …

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Russian boycott of EU products opens market for Kenyan farmers

A farmer with harvested avocados. Russia’s boycott of farm produce from EU presents a market opportunity for Kenya. Photo by Mt Kenya Avocados. Russia’s continued boycott of European Union products presents an all-year round market opportunity for the Kenyan horticultural farmers in the export industry. Monica Kamau of Kankam Exporters said Russia has a potential …

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