Kenya

All you need is love... and water

This is an excerpt from a post that was originally published on the CIAT blog related to work supported by WLE in the Tana River basin. Read the full post.

In the search for food security, how can African scientists make themselves heard?

Large swathes of the Horn of Africa are currently in the midst of a drought, and around 15 million people are facing food and water shortages. It is a humanitarian crisis with no signs of improving during 2017.

'I haven't been given my share': young Kenyans' long wait to inherit land

CHEBORGEI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mid-morning in Cheborgei village in Kericho County - and against the stunning backdrop of vivid green fields of tea - some farmers were still plucking leaves while others packed tea into sacks ready for transportation to collection centers.

Breeding Programme and Infrastructure - The Case of Red Maasai Sheep in Kenya

This presentation was held by Emelie Zonabend König at the interntional seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala on the 11th of March 2016.

What is holding back Kenya’s agricultural development? Our Expert Group is on the way to find out

In the next decade agricultural development in Africa will occur against a backdrop of dynamic changes in global, regional and national economies, driven by rapid globalization, increasing demand for strategic resources, instabilities affecting agro-food and energy systems and, not the least, by the growing population.

Farming Opportunities For Young People In Kenya (YESA - project)

According to a recent survey by the Institute of Economic Affairs, young people under the age of 34 make up 78.3 percent of the Kenyan population. Farm Africa’s Youth Empowerment in Sustainable Agriculture (YESA) project is working to build young people’s interest in agricultural enterprises.