Kenya

Data & Insights: How to Know What Farmers Grow & Strengthen Seed Systems

Download article as PDF Imagine a system which delivers timely, accurate, reliable information on crop variety adoption and diffusion to seed sector stakeholders––governments, research institute, seed companies and farmers. A system which takes guessing out of the equation and instead delivers objective data for monitoring crop improvement progress, seed system effectiveness, planning for seed multiplication...

Demand For Indigenous Vegetables Soar As Residents Grapple With Covid- 19 Economic Shocks

Download article as PDF As  Kenyans grapple with economic shocks following outbreak and spread of coronavirus pandemic heavy rains witnessed in Nakuru have come with sorts of relief following increased supply of African Indigenous Vegetables (AIVS) at various food outlets and markets in the region. A spot check at main farm produce outlets at Afraha...

Farmers’ Hubs help Kenyan farmers adapt to the pandemic

Download article as PDF Our teams across Africa and Asia are providing practical help to farmers during the pandemic. For Agriservices colleagues in Kenya, sensitization, aggregation, and extension are all part of the response. Our young network of Farmers’ Hubs plays a key role. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting agricultural value chains worldwide and thus...

Dr. Esther Njuguna Social Scientist gives us her expectations on the year 2 of AVISA implementation

Download article as PDF Dr. Esther Njuguna –ICRISAT ‘s East and Southern Africa (ESA) region Gender Scientist, gives us her expectations on the year 2 of AVISA Project implementation in ESA countries. “I realize that we all encounter such an amazing partnership opportunity through meetings like the AVISA annual planning meeting. My partners are not only the NARS,...

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