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Is drone technology good for farmers?

To propose a credible alternative to intensive agriculture (a model inherited from the 1960s with disastrous environmental consequences), drone startups are developing unmanned machines, using cutting-edge technologies to help farmers become more sustainable and increase their yield.  What are the benefits of using drones in agriculture, exactly? To answer this question with all credibility, I […]

Market for farmers: Can a phone app deliver?

Transportation costs can limit farmers’ choice in where they sell their crops, and may affect which type of crops they grow and how much of their harvest they sell, exchange, or consume. Transporting horticultural crops can be particularly costly for individual farmers without coordination across producers, given the potential for crop spoilage. Because optimal cropping […]

A family of local farmers producing export quality herbs

Do you remember the old adage, “The family that prays together stays together”? The same sentiment of strength and togetherness can be expressed in farming, too, if we say, “The family that farms together stays together.” And while it may not rhyme or be as spiritually significant, it really does matter that families stay together […]

Technologist training farmers how to value their farms

Evelyn Musenya, is still basking in the warmth of the latest feather in her cap. The food technologist was recently crowned among the 200 beneficiaries of the Agribusiness programme conducted by the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC). This was courtesy of her company – CAVACS International ltd – which is a consortium of consultancies adding […]