Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) Director, Dr David Gikungu, explains the changing weather patterns in different part of the country and what needs to be done to combat climate change.
Uganda cassava flour millers upgrade to meet brewers’ standards
The traditional method of processing the cassava flour can be tedious and wasteful.
Top African institutions sign agricultural knowledge management partnership
Three Africans to head CGIAR research centres
The International Institute ofTropical Agriculture (IITA) hastapped Dr Simeon Ehui, a seniorexecutive at the World Bank,as its next Director General,making him the second African to leadthe 55-year-old research and innovationinstitution.
South Sudan floods leave farming families in despair
South Sudan eyes wealth in agriculture as oil wells run dry
South Sudan’s chronic food insecurity could be reversed with targeted investments to improve the resilience of the agricultural sector
Scientists push for joint efforts in war on transboundary pests
Uganda research institute tackles farmers’ agro-processing woes
The centre also provides testing, evaluation, standardisation and certification services of agricultural machines and equipment developed or imported by other players in the value chain.
Plant extinction: Sustainable conservation mechanism for posterity
The world we live in is ever-changing, growing and facing new challenges daily, including threats to the plants that sustain our existence as a result of climate change.
Pay-As-You-Go financing drives access to tractors by Africa’s unbanked
In sub-Saharan Africa, low level of mechanisation and the use of outdated farm equipment have been partly blamed for the low production, especially among smallholder farmers.