SAFETY

How Limuru farmer is changing lives through organic food

Kuria says organic agriculture is not just about growing safe food but also having healthy soils.

In Summary
  • Organic farming is gaining momentum even as scientists pile pressure on authorities to immediately withdraw some of the harmful pesticides from the Kenyan market.
  • On July 6, the Pest Control Products Board urged the public to give comments on pesticides' active ingredients.

In 2016, Sylvia Kuria ventured into organic farming in Ndeiya in Limuru, Kiambu county, but critics told her she won’t succeed.

The five-acre piece of land is not only rocky but the area does ...

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