Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

FAO calls for incorporation of sustainable food policies in intermediary cities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called on African countries to incorporate in their development agenda policies that promote sustainable urban […]

New collaboration key to East Africa’s food security

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pieter Bastiaanssen With the world’s population predicted to reach 10 billion by 2050, the need to address related challenges such […]

Too many plastics in farming land compromises food safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Land for growing food is highly contaminated with larger quantities of plastic pollution, posing a greater threat to food safety, […]

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 […]