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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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Fortunes change for a Meru Digi-farmer

Scattered-rainfall patterns caused by the rain shadow of Mt Kenya had led one Geoffery Kimathi, now a mixed farmer in Meru County to plant only maize and beans. He was reluctant to the idea...
Digifarm Makueni

An over reliance on rain fed agriculture is hurting farmers in Makueni, but there’s...

About twenty-five kilometers off a road intersection at Emali in Makueni County lays kwakakulu village. There, Mr. John Ndisu, a green gram farmer gracefully winnows his bowl to separate the good grain from the chaff. This...
Agriculture

Agricultural experts alarmed by poor budget allocation

Every time we approach the month of June, Kenyans wait with bated breath for one ritual: the budget reading. For a country that has undergone vicious cycles of drought and poor harvest fueled by the...

ARM Shareholders approve sale of its fertilizer business for Sh1.3billion

Shareholders of Athi River Mining (ARM) have approved the transfer of all shares in ARM Energy Limited and in ARM Minerals and Chemicals Limited to Mavuno Fertilizers which is up for sale. In a notice...

Digifarm to revolutionize Kenya’s agribusiness sector

For decades, small-scale farmers in Africa have been confronted with the irony of propping up the continent’s economy while remaining at the bottom of the income pyramid. In Kenya for example, six out of ten...

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