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Actuarial Scientist turns coconut husk waste to superior planting media

James Kapombe Kasemo is the founder and CEO of CocoGrow, a company that manufactures coco peat, a soilless growing medium for different horticulture crops. This is after expensively buying the medium before a long waiting for delivery from dealers who imported the product. Upon graduating from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) with …

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James Kapombe CocoGrow Company

Youth builds own company that turns coconut husks waste into treasured planting medium

  James Kapombe inspecting a machine used to extract coconut husks during installation of the machine at Matiakani, Kilifi County. Photo courtesy. At 26, James Kapombe Kasemo,  is the founder  and CEO of CocoGrow, a company he started at the beginning of last year to manufacture coco peat, a soilless growing medium for different horticulture …

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