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Expert calls for mechanization of Kenya’s agriculture to boost food security

An expert on Friday called for mechanization of Kenya's agricultural sector in order to boost its food security. George Marechera, business development...
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Kenya to host conference on hybrid rice in Africa

Kenya will host a conference on hybrid rice in Africa from May 20 to 21, organizers said on Friday. African Agricultural Technology...

New hybrid rice offer respite to Kenyans amid biting maize shortage

Kenyan farmers who usually rely on erratic rains to grow staples could soon find a respite to endemic food insecurity linked to erratic weather...
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Scientists expand anti-striga seed to East Africa

African scientists said Thursday they have expanded innovative anti-striga seed that has led to the reclamation of 20,000 hectares of arable land in Kenya...

Reject Claims against GMOs by Anti-GMO Groups – fmr. CSIR Boss warns Farmers

Story by Joseph Kobla Wemakor The Former Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Ghana (CSIR)?Prof. Walter Sandow Alhassan has warned farmers...

GMO Rice Harvested In Nobewam

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has harvested its fourth batch of genetically-modified (GM) rice cultivated at Nobewam in the Ashanti Region...