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Former electrician invents new multi-storey gardening farming technology using dam liners

A former Kenya Railways electrician has invented a new multi-storey gardening farming technology using dam liners which allow smooth flow of water downwards and last for 10 years as compared to sacks or old mosquito nets widely used by Kenyan farmers. Daniel Gitau Thairu worked for the railway corporation between 1987 and 2002 before leaving …

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Meru entrepreneur selling over 20 different varieties of fruit seedlings

  Soursop fruit seedlings in M’Tiiri’s tree nursery. Photo courtesy. An agro-entrepreneur from Meru County with about 28 years experience in tree nursery is selling over 20 different fruit seedlings such as soursop (graviola), apples, pears, passion, macadamia, strawberries, lemon and tree tomatoes among others. Henry M’Tiiri, an orchard management specialist started the venture in …

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