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17 November 2017
Kapsabet - With the current maize harvesting activities and the ongoing heavy rainfall in the grain basket counties, the risk of aflatoxin contamination and exposure to the population is now real than ever before. Prevention measures must be taken now as a matter of priority. Fifty-three (53) officers from the Ministries...
14 November 2017
Nairobi – Boosting fall armyworm detection and control through FAO’s Technical Support. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the government of Kenya through a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) have introduced standardized and farmer-friendly fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) control traps which will be used in at least eighty...
14 October 2017
Buenos Aires - Kenya has scooped this year’s International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS) Success Story Award 2017, for the successful implementation of food composition activities in Kenya. With the great strides that the country has made towards the review of this national document that shows the nutrient values...
22 September 2017
Roundtable to gain deeper understanding of FAO’s new agriculture census guidelines (2020) takes place in Nairobi, with more African countries in the region expressing commitment of countries to undertake the exercise. The Regional Roundtable on the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 (WCA 2020) has concluded in Kenya’s...
21 September 2017
The partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Kenya was feted today at a colourful ceremony held at the United Nations Compound in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was a unique opportunity for dignitaries and representatives from both government and development organizations, farmers,...