Month: September 2020

Fighting Malaria

According to Centre for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) and the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kenya has an estimated 3.5 million new clinical cases and over 10,700 deaths from malaria annually. The report further says that cases in Western Kenya are more prevalent, hence the need for households to practice Malaria control methods as …

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A beautiful ‘grain seeded’ day in the farming village.

Bulechia village is located in East Wanga ward, Mumias East Constituency, Kakamega County of the republic of Kenya. This is a community with a large population of small-scale farmers relying on rain-fed agriculture. To reap maximum harvest from their crops and minimize losses, farmers have to adequately prepare for the long season with rains that …

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Thrills of a bumper harvest and handling its hidden losses

Farmers from the western Kenya counties of Kakamega, Bungoma, Busia, Vihiga and the Nyanza region are celebrating a bumper harvest that’s been occasioned by sufficient rainfall, improved seed quality and county government subsidized farm inputs, including lower seed prices, lowered land tilling rates and better performing fertilizers. Most households are grappling with enough Maize and …

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