FAO in Kenya

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05 July 2017
Kenya’s Nation TV  journalist Zeynab Wandati has won the 2016-2017 A.H. Boerma Award.  Ms. Wandati is a joint winner together with Mr. Keni Lesa, a journalist from the Samoa Observer. The Award consists of an inscribed medal, a scroll describing the winner’s achievements and a cash prize of USD 10,000. The Award ceremony...
06 June 2017
In the next 30-40 years, Kenya will face an unprecedented growth in demand for animal source foods fueled by increased population, prosperity and urbanization. The country’s human population is likely to more than double between 2015 and 2050 while 44 % of the population will live in urban areas. Expectedly,...
02 June 2017
As parts of Kenya receive rain, the drought is not yet over in certain parts, while others endure a difficult transition following the rains Parts of Kenya have received varying amounts of rainfall in the past two months but as predicted by the Meteorological Department, some pockets of the country have not...
01 May 2017
FAO has the capacity to take on the responsibility of coordinating control and management interventions Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, scientific innovation and multi-institutional collaboration, indicated scientists attending the Stakeholders...
26 April 2017
Experts attending a technical meeting convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Nairobi to discuss the Fall armyworm infestation in Southern Africa in particular and the rest of Africa have called for robust monitoring of the pest in order to respond effectively. They include...