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Farmers cry foul over 'imported' water melon


Farmers have protested against watermelon imports, saying they are ruining the market for local produce.

Farmers cry foul over 'imported' water melon

By Sarah Otieno | 3 years ago

Yes, it is possible to grow big juicy water melons

Yes, it is possible to grow big juicy water melons

Is there a ‘secret’ to growing water melons? This is the question one reader asked me recently.

George Mbakaya | 3 years ago

How residents in dry Tana County squeeze money out of water melons

A drive in the vast Tana River County that sits on about 35,376 square kilometres leaves one marveling at how a population of over 240,000 people makes ends meet in such a dry region.

Patrick Alushula | 4 years ago

Solar irrigation cuts drought risk and emissions for melon growers

In the scorching sun, Alphonce Abok keeps an eye on his fields of watermelons growing near the banks of the Sondu River, one of the major channels feeding into Lake Victoria.

Benson Rioba | 4 years ago