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Kenyan scientist among leaders in Crispr technology

Dr Hussein grew up in a remote village in Isiolo and is now at the forefront of genetic engineering

Kenyan Government approves genetically modified cassava

The genetically modified cassava is resistant to cassava brown streak disease

Migori sweet potato farmers excited about Sh110m processing plant

Processing plant to end years of suffering at the hands of middlemen.

Donkey vaccination programme key in addressing diseases

Tetanus is a highly fatal disease that also affects donkeys

Kenyan gene hacker moves to defeat witchweed

Prof Runo has edited the DNA of sorghum to make it resistant to the notorious weed

Dr Mwimali's journey towards more profitable GM maize farming

A difficult childhood pushed him to become one of Kenya's leading agricultural scientists

We must help small farmers on Antimicrobial resistance usage

  •  Antimicrobial agents, therefore, play a critical role in safeguarding human health, animal health, food ...

Animal welfare activists to challenge court ruling on donkey

Last week a Naivasha court lifted the ban imposed last year by Agriculture CS Peter Munya.

Clean water for animals, remedy in realization of food security

Animals take in more water daily than feed, after all.

Empower rural women in financial literacy to boost their income

Many women remain dependent upon their husbands

Donkey owners underscores the value of smallholder farmers in dairy

Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80 per cent of milk produced in the region

BAT's full year profit up 41% on lower operation costs

Net profit grew to Sh5.5 billion from Sh3.9 billion in 2019

Calls for urgent action to tackle climate change impact on agriculture

  • In 2015, global leaders pledged to tackle the climate change through the adoption of the Paris ...

Kenya hosts African science journalists conference this week

Participants from 35 African countries are expected to attend the virtual meeting.

Agritech key to change farming fortunes

Farmers are turning to mechanisation to meet the high demand for potatoes

How to get the best results from planting

Before planting, you need certain steps to minimise yield-limiting factors

Kicking sex-for-jobs out of flower farms

Rights of flower farm workers are most abused during Valentine's