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Nyeri farmers dump myth to embrace rabbit farming

Rabbit farmers in Nyeri County have formed an association to create awareness on the health benefits of consuming rabbit meat while positioning themselves to handle competition from red meat that enjoys fanatical customer base in the area.
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Ugandans embrace caged fish farming as practice spreads in E.Africa

Ugandan fish farmers are reaping from cage fish farming as a form of aquaculture,now recording double yields while occupying lesser space than the traditional fish ponds in a practice also making inroads in other East African countries. 
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Farmers up milk yields, cut feed costs with fattening tuber

Farmers feeding their cows with a multi purpose sugary tuber with ability to complement energy and protein levels not available in traditional feeds like nappier are recording upto three more litres of milk a day while saving on feed cost which has reached sky limit in recent years. Read more...

Making money with egg incubator

As market for poultry and poultry products soars in the country, a group of farmers are now cashing in on the growing demand for chicks and chicken through hatching eggs. With an initial investment of as low as Sh15,000 in purchase of an egg incubator, the returns in an year totals to Sh250,000 or more in sale of day old chicks and chicken as data show demand for poultry, Read more...

The multipurpose tree that is Ukambani farmers' goldmine

A campaign to get farmers in Kibwezi area of Ukambani plant the drought resistant, multipurpose Melia volkensii, commonly known as Mukau tree has paid off by increasing household income by up to Sh10,000 a month and ending over reliance on traditional forms of farming which have left farmers hungry and farms barren.  Read more....

Goethe Institut hosts Ukenia Dance production

The Goethe Institut will this weekend be hosting the Ukenia Dance Theatre Production for the platform FinjeFinje in a bid to develop dance and built audiences, inspiring a love for contemporary dance in young budding dancers.Read more.....

World chases after neglected Red Maasai sheep as global production drops

Samburu pastoral herders are getting international support in conserving their neglected Red Maasai sheep, known for its resistance to sheep's stubborn parasites that have been blamed for upto 40 percent of sheep deaths globally which has ultimately affected global meat and sheep production. Read more....

Innovation that turns rice husks to briquettes saves farmers and forests

An innovation that recycles rice husks into briquettes to replace fuelwood is promising rice farmers in Mwea extra income while cutting environmental pollution four fold, opening up possibilities of recycling the over 1.2 million tonnes of other agricultural residues available each year which are carelessly discarded.

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Headband notifies parents when kids have trouble in water (2)

A headband that notify parents about their children’s safety status while in water has been hailed as the best remedy to drowning which is ranked as the second leading cause of domestic injuries  claiming at least 7300 children below the age of five years in Kenya every year according to reports. Read more...

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