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Village based advisors transforming agriculture and economies in Kiambu-AGRA

It is not farming as usual for more than 4,000 farmers in Kiambu County on the outskirts of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The farmers have embraced the use of high yielding maize varieties, use of fertilizer and correct seed spacing which has doubled their yields. This is thanks to an innovative approach of using     Village Based …

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Measuring Africa’s agricultural takeoff is set to make billionaires, from ‘poor men’s fields’

        Farmer piling his potatoes after harvest. Photo: Flickr/CIP/HKI OpinionAsked where the next crop of African Billionaires will come from, the President of the African Development Bank, Nigerian Dr Akinwumi Adesina, without batting an eyelid, declared that they will be farmers. And he is not the only person in his class endorsing agriculture …

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Pan-African organizations Partner for Nature and Agriculture

    AGRA’s President,  Dr. Agnes Kalibata (left) and AWF’s  President, Mr. Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya handshaking during the signing of their partnership at AGRA headquarters. To help spur development and implementation of programs that achieve the twin goal of increasing agricultural productivity and the general socio-economic well-being in Africa and its people, Alliance for a Green Revolution …

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