Kakuzi agricultural enterprise based in Murang’a County is set to resume exports of avocados to supermarkets in Europe which stopped buying its produce in October last year when the firm was accused of human rights violation. Supermarket chains Tesco, Sainsbury’s ...
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Kenyan farmers have exported less than a tonne of bananas and broccoli to South Korea, five years after the two nations struck a bilateral deal for supplies to the Asian country.The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) has attributed the ...
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BY STEVEN MULANDA Red Lands Roses, a flower farm based in Ruiru, Kenya is driven by quality, consistency and loyalty to its customers, be-sides passionately empowering their personnel. For 25 years the farm has been in existence their achievements in ...
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BY STEVEN MULANDA Thika Motor Dealers (TMD) has existed in Kenya for 32 years and has become the largest dealer of brand new Isuzu vehicles, covering 12 counties; that is Eastern Region and the larger Mt. Kenya region. TMD Kenya, ...
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BY STEVEN MULANDA Every year, the world celebrates World Water Day on 22 March, as a mean of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Water plays an integral role in ...
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BY STEVEN MULANDA Traversing Machakos County Malaa area to be precise, we find Waweru Murimi, one of dragon fruits pioneer farmers in the country. His farm is well dotted with the fruits giving an impression of a daring and go ...
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BY STEVEN MULANDA Herbs and spices continue to gain momentum in Kenya’s list of export produce, coming after cut flowers, fruits and vegetables. EU is the largest market for spices and herbs in the world, accounting for Euros 1.2 billion ...
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Pineapple farming is a rewarding venture which farmers in Kenya should consider. At a time when studies shows that a majority of Kenyan small scale farmers continue being buffeted by market vagaries such as, market glut and lack of markets ...
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African indigenous vegetables (AIVs) are nutritious andsuperior as compared to exotic ones, because they contain far more carotene, vitamin C, protein, iron, calcium and magnesium which are crucial in counteracting deficiency related diseases. However, these vegetables have been neglected by ...
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Many people know of roses exported from Kenya but the sector has expanded and summer flowers have visibly increased. They are being grown mostly by small scale farmers and few medium scale farmers. KFC has come in handy to support ...
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James Mwai, is a successful capsicum farmer in the semi-arid Mananya area of Machakos County. His farm is well managed, farmhands carrying out activities with less supervision and is a successful escapade to behold. The traditional belief that farming in ...
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BY Ruth Anita Vaughan, Technical Director Cropnuts Botrytis, commonly known as grey mould is one of the most damaging diseases of cultivated roses worldwide. It also causes untold damage in a wide range of bulbous, flower, fruit, vegetable, fibre and ...
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The war against post-harvest loss seemingly may soon have a major victory with your help, as more simple and cost-effective measures continue to be adopted in the value chain. I learned of jerrycan bean storage technology that is gaining popularity ...
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IIVO At the end of 2020 Hoogendoorn Growth Management introduced their new evolutionary process computer. The IIVO system provides smart technology for greenhouse growers. A combination of smart software and state of the art hardware. This truly unique system is ...
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By Steven Mulanda Summer flower farming is gaining more popularity with more small scale farmers venturing into their cultivation. The farmers are making a good fortune from selling these flowers to the export market. While traversing central Kenya, one is ...
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By Steven Mulanda Solar power energy is evidently becoming the new trend, as it is being used widely in the country. The use of the solar energy as an alternative to electricity is becoming handy with corporates as well as ...
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Valentine occasion is here and flower growers are busy working around the clock to increase their volumes, at least to recoup sales lost in 2020. Peter Tulezi, CEO Kenya Flower Council while speaking to the media admitted that flower growers ...
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By Steven Mulanda Hass avocado farming in Kenya is exceptionally gaining fame with more people venturing into its cultivation. This is attributed to the soaring demand the fruit enjoys all over the world. To know more about avocado production, Hortfresh ...
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In Kenya, arrowroot is one of the most productive and a high-value crop that fetches good money for farmers. “I can say it is an extremely viable enterprise. The crop’s monetary value just like its nutritional contents keeps perennially high ...
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By Steven Mulanda As the saying goes; friendships are born in a million different ways, and all good friends strive to achieve the same goal; support and inspire one to greatness. This is the story of Wambugu Farm pomegranate farming ...
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