New Hybrid Seeds For Sorghum And Millet Farmers

New Hybrid Seeds For Sorghum And Millet Farmers

Read full article by Roselyne Kavoo @ Kenya News Agency PC: KNA International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has developed new parental hybrid lines for sorghum and pearl millet expected to increase yields by over 70 percent among...
How sorghum is giving Kerio Valley peace, prosperity

How sorghum is giving Kerio Valley peace, prosperity

Article by O K’onyango & W Kipsang @BusinessDaily PC: J Nyataya The arid Kerio Valley in Elgeyo Marakwet County is known for pastoralism. However, this source of livelihood has over the years proved unreliable, unsustainable and even dangerous due to rampant cases...
Traditional crops puff hopes for climate resilience in Kenya

Traditional crops puff hopes for climate resilience in Kenya

Read full article by Wesley Langat@Reuters.com PC: ICRISAT EMBU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two years ago, Michael Gichangi launched a business he hopes will help his rural community better cope with climate change stresses: making puffed cereal from...
Why we should go back to eating traditional foods

Why we should go back to eating traditional foods

Read full article by Kivutha Kibwana@Daily Nation Photo: NM Group Imagine a Sunday afternoon after church or any other day of rest. A family goes to a fast food joint for lunch in an urban setting. The menu: chips and deep-fried chicken or pizza. Alternatively, they...
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