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Join us for March for Science on Saturday, 22 April 2017, from 9am to 12noon to commemorate the World Earth Day and march in support of science. In Kenya, the March will be held concurrently in Nairobi, Kirinyaga and Kakamega.
The Kenya March for Science
The March for Science is a global event to get people who support scientific research and evidence-based policies to take a public stand...Read more
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Striga (witchweed) is a parasitic weed that seriously constrains the productivity of staples such as maize, sorghum, millet and upland rice in Sub...
The pod borer (Maruca vitrata) inflicts severe damage to cowpea leading to yield losses of between 70–80% in severe infestations....
Banana bacterial wilt disease threatens production of banana in the Great Lakes region, leading to a 50% decline in household incomes from banana...
Drought is the most important constraint of African agriculture severely affecting maize, the most important African staple food crop. The WEMA...
Mycotoxins are produced by fungal moulds that contaminate various agricultural commodities either before, during or after harvest.
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has for the last two decades been experiencing a continuous increase in rice consumption driven mostly by a shift in...
At the turn of this century, biotechnology emerged as a powerful tool that has contributed to increased agricultural productivity in many...
Cassava is an important food crop both for urban and rural consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Rice consumption is increasing at about 8 percent a year in many Sub-Saharan African countries. However, the increase in yield per year is less...
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