By: Thomas Ochieng : Kenya secures the hosting rights to the inaugural African Conference on Agricultural Technology (ACAT) a premier platform for advancing African agricultural technology transfer and advocating for the uptake of innovations within the agriculture technology, to be held in Nairobi, from 30 October 2023 to 3 November …Read More »
The conference under the theme Transforming Food Systems for Responsible Production, Consumption and Social Wellbeing Speaking during the first Eastern Africa agroecology conference in Nairobi, Executive Director of the Biovision Africa Trust Dr David Amudavi decried the dire cases of starvation facing millions of Kenyans against the backdrop of large …Read More »
A total of 580 youth have benefitted from construction starter toolkits from a partnership between KCB Foundation and GIZ’s E4D/SOGA – Employment and Skills for Eastern Africa Programme after undergoing a skills training programme. The toolkits valued at KES 20 million will enable them to start their individual and group-based …Read More »
Kenya Commercial Bank Foundation has today graduated 92 beneficiaries who have completed the first phase of training in hydroponics farming at Miramar International College. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a nutrient solution without soil. The training is part of the 2jiajiri programme. KCB Foundation Managing Director Jane …Read More »
Young Scientists in Kenya (YSK) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, and the Embassy of Ireland, alongside BLAZE has officially launched the second National Science and Technology Exhibition 2019, under the theme ‘Making STEM education accessible to all’ from the 6th through 9th August. The National Exhibition is part …Read More »
Kenya Industry Entrepreneurship Project KIEP Launched to increase productivity and innovation in the private sector.
The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Industry and Trade has today launched the Kenya Industry and Entrepreneurship Project (KIEP). This project aims at strengthening startups and SMEs in the Country. Initially, similar projects have been paralyzed due to lack of innovative skills and low productivity. Presenting an overview …Read More »
As the World is marking world food day, under the theme Our actions are our future. #ZeroHunger! a consortium of consumers and small scale farmers have today handed over a petition signed by over 1000 Kenyans to parliament and the Ministry of agriculture demanding safe food for all. Nairobi 16th …Read More »
Gathering in Nairobi from 12-13 September, Energy project developers and Investors meet with Utility companies and government energy regulatory bodies, to discuss access of energy and speed at which the East Africa region is achieving it. “We’re not only celebrating 20th edition of energy expert gathering in East Africa region, …Read More »
EU Launches support of Ksh.240 Million for Women in Agribusiness from Africa,Caribbean and Pacific Countries.
European Union, through the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), embark on ambitious project that targets women in agribusiness in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. An ambitious project titled Value for Her (Value4Her) has been launched a project that seeks to train women in the entire agriculture …Read More »
Techno Brain has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch a Digital Agriculture Platform in Africa to help farmers improve crop yields and increase income. Smallholder farmers are the most vulnerable to impacts of climate change, with rain-fed agriculture accounting for more than 90% of farmed land in sub-Saharan Africa. …Read More »