Insurer pays farmers who lose crops to bad weather
By Reuters 02nd May, 2021
The key to the firm’s success is affordability: farmers can insure their crops with Pula for as little as $5 to $10.


Zimbabwe agrees to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers
By Reuters 30th Jul, 2020
Farmers would receive 50% of the compensation after a year and the balance within five years.


Land rights battle inches Kenyan rice farmers closer to title deeds
By Reuters 22nd Jul, 2020
The farmers had donated portions of their farmland in 2017 for the construction of a medical research centre to study water-borne diseases.


Ethiopian farmers slaughter thousands of chicks as Covid-19 hits demand
By Reuters 21st Jul, 2020
EthioChicken, one of the biggest suppliers of poultry products in Addis Ababa, said it had to kill nearly 650,000 chicks in five weeks.


The simple 'seedballs' giving Kenya's forests a helping hand
By Reuters 01st Mar, 2021
Humble though they may be, seedballs are tackling a century-old problem in Kenya.


How farmers are fighting back against locust invasion
By Reuters 23rd Feb, 2021
The locusts are collected at night by torchlight when they are resting on shrubs and trees.


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By Dr Watson Messo 15th Jun, 2021
The birds which are laying must be sexually mature and have attained the correct body weight and size for egg production


Secrets for bumper tomato harvest
By George Mbakaya 15th Jun, 2021
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Mechanisation helps farmers reduce losses
By Mactilda Mbenywe 15th Jun, 2021
The machine has been developed over time with technicians taking three months to make it suitable for the terrain in the region.


2021/22 Budget: Sh60 billion boost for food security, nutrition
By Jael Mboga 10th Jun, 2021
In the past two decades, Kenya’s position as a regional hub in global trade has led to diversification


State and NGO to exploit fishing at Lake Turkana
By Antony Gitonga 10th Jun, 2021
Lake Turkana has a potential of 35,000 metric tonnes but only five metric tonnes are achieved every year


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