Three things we must do to tap into EU's lucrative $16t market
To access the EU market, we must align and empower all our relevant institutions to help farmers grow top-quality produce.
By Isaac Kalua Green 3 months ago
Three things we must do to tap into EU's lucrative $16t market
Key lessons on rice farming from Japan that Kenya should borrow
In 2022, Japan produced nearly 7.5 million metric tons of rice, which was forty times more than Kenya's production, despite Japan being roughly three-quarters the size of Kenya.
By Isaac Kalua Green 3 months ago
Key lessons on rice farming from Japan that Kenya should borrow
Time is ripe for counties to develop new growth strategies
Kenya is currently grappling with a problem so significant it should be declared a national disaster - our 47 counties are underperforming.
By Isaac Kalua Green 4 months ago
Time is ripe for counties to develop new growth strategies
How to navigate population growth, create enough opportunities for all
Recognising the profound potential of our youthful population and intentionally integrating them into the decision-making process can revolutionise our nation's trajectory.
By Isaac Kalua Green 4 months ago
How to navigate population growth, create enough opportunities for all
How Kenya can tackle boda boda safety concerns during El Nino
El Nino is around the corner, which means we will soon experience heavy rains and all that comes with them. We must, therefore, prepare to ensure road safety, especially for motorcycles.
By Isaac Kalua Green 4 months ago
How Kenya can tackle boda boda safety concerns during El Nino
Act now before El Nino rains to make the crisis an opportunity
The upcoming El Nino presents myriad business opportunities which may include rainwater harvesting, flood resistant housing, climate resilient agriculture, disaster preparedness training
By Isaac Kalua Green 5 months ago
Act now before El Nino rains to make the crisis an opportunity
How simply celebrating your age can make Kenya a green paradise
Kenyans' median age is 19.6 years. If every Kenyan pledged to plant an average 19.6 trees annually, we would end up with 1.08 billion trees annually.
By Isaac Kalua Green 5 months ago
How simply celebrating your age can make Kenya a green paradise
Ruto's green ride to KICC is a call for Africa to take up electric cars
Autopax, the Kenyan company behind the electric car that the President drove, has proved Africa has what it takes to offer electric cars.
By Isaac Kalua Green 5 months ago
Ruto's green ride to KICC is a call for Africa to take up electric cars
We can reap big from forests we sow without cutting down
Timber companies should also plant their own timber trees instead of relying on public forests. Away from any political shenanigans, Ruto has the best interests of our forests at heart.
By Isaac Kalua Green 5 months ago
We can reap big from forests we sow without cutting down
Why youth should lead push for change to our 2010 Constitution
Some 75 per cent of Kenyans are below the age of 35. Among them are my two daughters and son. They are the biggest beneficiaries of a vibrant Constitution that safeguards their livelihoods.
By Isaac Kalua Green 5 months ago
Why youth should lead push for change to our 2010 Constitution
How diaspora job opportunities can boost our economic growth
Youth aged between 15 and 34, have the highest unemployment rate at 67 per cent. We must therefore do everything possible to put out this fire of chronic unemployment among our youth.
By Isaac Kalua Green 5 months ago
How diaspora job opportunities can boost our economic growth
After ten years of devolution this is what we must do for it to work
A report by the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGRTC) shows that ten years after devolution, there are functions still being undertaken by the central government.
By Isaac Kalua Green 6 months ago
After ten years of devolution this is what we must do for it to work
Why we must restore upper Tana River area and nurture more trees
Tree growing is in line with the government's goal of planting and growing 15.7 billion trees by 2032. For that to happen, we need to plant an average of 4.7 million trees daily.
By Isaac Kalua Green 6 months ago
Why we must restore upper Tana River area and nurture more trees
Mombasa Port should turn around East Africa's economy, create jobs
The President's directive to reduce the weighbridges from six to two and to remove all police roadblocks should be implemented with the urgency it deserves.
By Isaac Kalua Green 6 months ago
Mombasa Port should turn around East Africa's economy, create jobs
Restore the family unit to heal our hurting nation and prosper
In yet another case of a broken family as featured through media a 90-year-old lady was kicked out of her house by her own grandson due to a land squabble. What heartlessness!
By Isaac Kalua Green 6 months ago
Restore the family unit to heal our hurting nation and prosper
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Why Kenya urgently needs power of reconciliation, honest dialogue
Reconciliation restores unity, entrenches a joint pathway, and fuels the journey towards the same direction yet again. In so doing, reconciliation heals, fills and frees.
By Isaac Kalua Green 7 months ago
Why Kenya urgently needs power of reconciliation, honest dialogue
Londiani accident should serve as a turning point on road safety
At the Londiani junction, motorists stop right in the middle of the road to buy roast maize or fresh vegetables. Hawkers swarm around the junction due to slow traffic caused by the many road bumps.
By Isaac Kalua Green 7 months ago
Londiani accident should serve as a turning point on road safety
Debate on our forests should go beyond the money from timber
One large tree can supply up to four people with oxygen for a day, the older the tree the more oxygen it releases. As such, trees essentially breathe life into us.
By Isaac Kalua Green 7 months ago
Debate on our forests should go beyond the money from timber
What we must do to benefit from electric mobility, green economy
The electric vehicles are tailored to meet the unique needs of the Kenyan market. This is only the latest in a series of developments that have put Kenya in pole position to be a global leader
By Isaac Kalua Green 7 months ago
What we must do to benefit from electric mobility, green economy
Make reconciliation a catalyst for our economic and social recovery
Observing the issues that bedevil our nation every day, I sincerely appreciate the urgent need to shun conflict with nature and one another at all costs.
By Isaac Kalua Green 8 months ago
Make reconciliation a catalyst for our economic and social recovery
Politics should not obscure noble provisions in Ruto's first budget
The budget has planted the right seedlings in the right places. However, there are hundreds of thousands of people in those places who must nurture those seedlings to maturity.
By Isaac Kalua Green 8 months ago
Politics should not obscure noble provisions in Ruto's first budget
Ruto should activate Bribery Act to rally Kenyans support against graft
Lowering corruption and bringing sub-Saharan Africa's governance to the world average could increase the region's GDP per capita by an estimated 1 to 2 percentage points a year.
By Isaac Kalua Green 8 months ago
Ruto should activate Bribery Act to rally Kenyans support against graft
What we must do to strengthen the middle class and grow the economy
As per the bank's macro poverty outlook, 18.8 million or 34.3 per cent of Kenyans, live below the poverty line of Sh220 a day.
By Isaac Kalua Green 8 months ago
What we must do to strengthen the middle class and grow the economy
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Why the Finance Bill will hurt fledgling middle class the most
Kenya's middle class is the centre that holds the country together. If it falls apart, the country too inevitably falls apart.
By Isaac Kalua Green 8 months ago
Why the Finance Bill will hurt fledgling middle class the most
Let's fix perennial milk shortage using simple and local solutions
There is an acute shortage of milk, according to the Kenya Dairy Board. We are experiencing a deficit of about 20 million litres every month against 74 million litres.
By Isaac Kalua Green 9 months ago
Let's fix perennial milk shortage using simple and local solutions
We must inject integrity into the 'labyrinth' of importing vehicles
Since about than 98 per cent of the cars imported from Japan originate from auction houses, the government should require that all car dealers attach an authentic translated auction sheet.
By Isaac Kalua Green 9 months ago
We must inject integrity into the 'labyrinth' of importing vehicles
Just like Japan, let's be intentional, forge united front to drive change
Japanese farmers embody the power of collective responsibility and unified effort. Since the mid-1950s, their powerful voice and votes have kept the Liberal Democratic Party in power.
By Isaac Kalua Green, Stephen Rutto 9 months ago
Just like Japan, let's be intentional, forge united front to drive change
How Shakahola tragedy exposes Kenya's three societal challenges
It's easy to dismiss the victims and followers of Makenzi as gullible and naive. Desperation drives people to do desperate things as evidenced in the Shakahola story.
By Isaac Kalua Green 9 months ago
How Shakahola tragedy exposes Kenya's three societal challenges
End of Ramadan should offer all Kenyans key lessons on empathy
The Holy Month of Ramadan is graciously over. And lessons of the month should remain ingrained in us. This applies even to non-Muslims like myself.
By Isaac Kalua Green 10 months ago
End of Ramadan should offer all Kenyans key lessons on empathy
Three pathways that we should take to recreate a thriving Kenya
Community organising must have a laser focus on policy. If an intervention is not captured in policy, it will never be achieved.
By Isaac Kalua Green 10 months ago
Three pathways that we should take to recreate a thriving Kenya
Let the Judiciary lead the charge to reverse climate change effects
The Judiciary is indeed uniquely equipped to tackle climate change issues decisively. It can do so through a variety of interventions that were spotlighted in the symposium.
By Isaac Kalua Green 10 months ago
Let the Judiciary lead the charge to reverse climate change effects
Kenya urgently needs a national engagement, not just a dialogue
Tragically, lives have already been lost since March 20th when the demonstrations started. William, a 21-year-old Maseno University student is among those who have died in the protests.
By Isaac Kalua Green 10 months ago
Kenya urgently needs a national engagement, not just a dialogue
Why solving the 'man problem' is key to achieving societal progress
Firstly, we should learn to tackle conflicts speedily and decisively. Maturity is defined by how fast we resolve our conflicts.
By Isaac Kalua Green 10 months ago
Why solving the 'man problem' is key to achieving societal progress
Three things men must change in their lives to attain true fulfilment
As men we must appreciate that we face unique challenges including, the richer you get the lesser the genuine friends.
By Isaac Kalua Green 11 months ago
Three things men must change in their lives to attain true fulfilment
Power must always be used to make Kenyans' lives better, spur economy
The economy must be designed to deliberately support the likes of my barber and millions of other Kenyans in the informal sector.
By Isaac Kalua Green 11 months ago
Power must always be used to make Kenyans' lives better, spur economy
Three-pronged approach we must take to survive perennial drought
I urge all of us to celebrate our birthdays by growing trees commensurate with our ages. Don't wait for anyone to buy those tree seedlings for you.
By Isaac Kalua Green 11 months ago
Three-pronged approach we must take to survive perennial drought
Four things we must do to make Nairobi River spur our economy
Nairobi residents must build an affectionate relationship with their rivers. Most of Nairobi's five million residents broke up with the rivers a long time ago. They have zero feelings for them.
By Isaac Kalua Green 11 months ago
Four things we must do to make Nairobi River spur our economy
What the climate change council must do to fight hunger, poverty
The report revealed that Kenya has experienced a fifth consecutive poor rainfall season. This has adversely affected an estimated six million people in 32 counties.
By Isaac Kalua Green 1 year ago
What the climate change council must do to fight hunger, poverty
Our political parties are the weak link to real national development
A country can only be as successful as its political parties' commitment to their constitutional mandate. Failure to this we shall keep going round in circles. 'Tusijidanganye'.
By Isaac Kalua Green 1 year ago
Our political parties are the weak link to real national development
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Why Ruto must forge a common front to rejig our ailing economy
Currently, our tax revenue only accounts for 14 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yet in most developed countries it accounts for as much as 25 per cent.
By Isaac Kalua Green 1 year ago
Why Ruto must forge a common front to rejig our ailing economy
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