Food farms made from Industrial barrels

In Africa, arable land is on a constant decrease due to urbanization, pollution and climate change. This has made food process go up and access to fresh safe food evermore difficult. A community group in...

Food production through Permaculture

In our ever-changing environment, adaptive measures are now more of a necessity, not only on a community level but domestic as well. On the Kenyan coast, a permaculture enthusiast, Ivan,  is turning his home into...

Unexpected uses of Elephant dung

The gentle giant consumes about 200-250 Kilograms of food on a daily basis. This obviously results in a large amount of excretion, which is about 50 kilos a day. But did you even think...

Turning tree-planting into an economically viable practice

Across Africa, the forest is a resource for sustenance for many people who rely on it as a source for fuel, building material or income. This has seen vast areas of forest being cleared, In...

M-Kopa Solar is lighting up Kenya

M-Kopa is using mobile money platforms to provide solar power to off-the-grid consumers around Kenya. Access to electricity is still a a major challenge in most areas on the continent. Where solar products are available,...

Govt to roll out e-wallet services for farmers

The government plans to roll out an e-wallet scheme across the country for farmers to equip themselves with relevant IT skills as well as access government subsidies. Agriculture Principal Secretary Hamas Boga says this has...

Garissa livestock traders urge KMC to settle all outstanding bills

Livestock traders in Garissa now want the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) to pay their outstanding bills for livestock supplied to the commission. The traders have demanded that the payment must be done before the proposed...

Tension as camel herders invade farms in Kitui County

Kitui County residents living along the border with Tana River County are now fleeing from their homes following the influx of Somali herders in such of pasture. The residents have expressed concerns on their security...

Turning Industrial glass into usable art

With the growth of economies and development of infrastructure comes the increase in high-rise glass buildings and withered construction waste into the environment. For a long time, this glass lay in dump sites, unused....

Nairobi modern farmers’ market to connect producers with consumers

Kenyan farmers will soon have their own market where they sell produce directly to consumers, cutting off the traditional value chain that is replete with middlemen. The Nairobi Farmers Market, which is under construction in...
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