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Why we need to rethink food as a commodity

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr Elizabeth Kimani highlights why looking at food as a basic need will go a long way to end hunger […]

FAO unveils Sh1billion plan for farmers, Lake Victoria blue economy

Reading Time: 2 minutes FUNDING: Lake Basin region is set to get additional Sh300 million to finance aquaculture and assist fishing communities affected by […]

FAO taps Carla Mucavi to Kenya office

Reading Time: < 1 minute Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has appointed Mrs. Carla Elisa Luis Mucavi from Mozambique as the […]

Kenya, Horn of Africa faces ‘fresh locust invasion later in the year’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya is among other East African countries facing another desert locust invasion later in the year, the United Nations  warns. […]

Fresh wave of desert locust invasion feared

Reading Time: < 1 minute East African region is faced with the threat of a fresh wave of deserts locust invasion despite restrictions on the […]

Renewed forests policy critical for growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two significant developments on the national and global stage last week draw our attention to the critical link between the […]

1.3m Kenyans affected by locust invasion, says FAO

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bernard Gitau @benagitau Desert locusts continue to ravage most parts of the country amid the coronavirus crisis, with experts warning […]

Mastercard, AfDB donate Sh1.1b to fight locusts in East Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mwangi Mumero Mastercard Foundation and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have donated $ 11.5  million (Sh1.15 billion) to fight desert […]

Food prices skyrocket in E Africa as Corona affects supply, marketing

Reading Time: 2 minutes DISRUPTION:  Prices of staple foods went up in East African countries in April due to trade and marketing disruptions related […]

Russia donates Sh300 million to Kenya in fight against locust invasion

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government of Russia has announced a contribution of Sh300 million to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in […]