Agriculture

Kenya: New rice planting system saves water and seeds

Kenyan, rice farmers, new technology, that is, set to, double productionKenyan rice farmers are switching to a new technology that is set to double production

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Solving the soil erosion problem

Soil erosion, Mulch tillage, food supply; conservation practices, long-termn productivity, n

Soil erosion is a silent threat to our food supply; conservation practices offer a solution to long-term productivity

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Nigeria: Increasing fertiliser production

Nigeria, Increasing, fertiliser production, Dangote Group, MTPD, Saipem, AfricaWhile agriculture accounts for about 40 per cent of its national GDP, Nigeria produces only a small portion of the fertiliser consumed by its farmers; that is about to change

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Designer rice for Mozambique

Makassane, Mozambicans, Designer rice, for Mozambique, locally-grown, rice developed, local, consumer, preferences, LimpopoMozambicans will soon get locally-grown rice developed especially to meet local consumer preferences

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Kenya pushes ahead with GM cotton plans

Kenya, pushes ahead, GM, cotton plans, Kenya development authority, aphids, africa, GMO

Kenya will have its first commercial genetically modified cotton crop in 2014 when seeds are released to farmers

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