At each stage in progression, we tend to reassess, re-balance our life values and priorities. To remember where you started, the far you have come and to count your accomplishments is helpful in staying on course. This is what is ...
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Unemployment in Kenya can be very depressing to an individual especially after graduation ‘tarmaking’ for several years not only with a first degree but on top of it a master’s. This is the situation that one, Paul kisiangani found himself ...
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Farming in Kenya has taken a new twist as technology is advancing to enhance its efficiency. Commercialization of the sector has made many people to shift swiftly and embrace it just to make that extra coin to meet their tight ...
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“The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland”. This old quote by Vera Nazarian is what drove Andrew Wambua the General Manager of Molo River Roses to establish the farm. The farm which is near ...
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The future of agriculture depends solely on the fertility of our soils. Over the years, soil degradation coupled with continuous use of synthetically manufactured fertilizers has led to the depletion of viable nutrients in the soil hence leading to a ...
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Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier, recently completed 10 years of services in Kenya. It commenced services to Nairobi in 2006 with two Airbus A330 freighters. Kenya is among the top three largest flower exporters in ...
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Ramakrishna Karuturi has laughed off plans to sell off his Naivasha-based flower farm. This could turn out to be a disappointing anti-climax for creditors, who include CFC Stanbic Bank, which moved to court forcing the receivership of the farm, and which ...
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Exporters of French beans can now resume trade with buyers in the international market after the European Union (EU) lifted a ban it had imposed on the produce nearly two years ago. But exporters of snow peas will have to ...
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Horticultural farmers are pushing Tanzania to review its plant protection law and ease registration of pesticides to avoid losing the lucrative European Union market, which has stringent safety standards. The EU has directed exporters to ensure all fresh produce meant ...
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Kenya is progressing toward ratification of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe ahead of the December deadline. Trade Principal Secretary Chris Kiptoo says a cabinet memorandum on the draft trade deal has been prepared and will be tabled any ...
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IFTEX has welcomed its 200th exhibitor in this year’s IFTEX. It is almost ironic that the participation of Ethiopian flower growers helped the exhibition to an all-time high number of 200 exhibitors. But with this result the exhibition has reached ...
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Double taxation is discouraging new investors eyeing flower industry, making many growers venture into Ethiopia where cost of production has been reduced, Kenya Flower Council said. Despite the higher costs due to multiplicity and duplication of taxes by the county ...
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The mango season in Kenya that began in November has just ended. Typical of the peak season, mangoes were literally everywhere, you could walk on them as you made your way into the market! If you did not know better, ...
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It is vividly clear that there is power in diversity. However extinction of plant genetic resources like diversities of other life forms in Kenya has since the recent past been on the rise due to genetic erosion brought about mainly ...
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Dutch horticulture suppliers set up capacity building programs for Kenyan growers to maintain food safety & food security n Kenya there is a growing concern over the safety of Kenyan vegetables and fruits and its affect on health due to ...
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Over the years Gooseberries have been know as spices of the wild, growing and thriving preeminently in thorny bushes. Their history dates back to the 16th century, when they were discovered in Europe. Nowadays they are plenty found in Africa ...
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Farming in Kenya, is normally characterized as a rural activity venture by most urban dwellers who usually regard it as a dirty activity, but the revolution of Agriculture in Kenya and the rest of the world has made many to ...
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PRESS RELEASE - Call for innovations Innovation and excellence will be rewarded at GreenTech Innovation and excellence will be rewarded at GreenTech. The Innovation Award is now open for entries. All exhibitors are invited to enter their most innovative concepts, products ...
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Pest and diseases can sometimes be very depressing to farmers if unmonitored properly. In crop farming for instance, one has to equip themselves with formidable instruments and knowledge of preventing or fighting these vampires from draining life out of the ...
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Bosman Van Zaal and Hoogendoorn Growth Management have a wealth of experience in various African counties. Together with Green Farming partners they have been involved in a range of projects in Africa often in collaboration with local authorities. Dutch horticultural ...
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