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23 February 2017
Availability of quality tree nurseries while contributing towards income generation explored Nakuru, February 23, 2017 – Trees are well known for their contribution towards enhancing environmental conservation but the job creation and income generating aspects of tree planting, particularly in urban areas, are often overlooked. Tree nursery operators continue to be...
13 February 2017
Within a period of six months, the number of people in need of relief assistance has doubled to 2.7 million in February 2017 following the short rains assessment in Kenya’s drylands. Kenya’s president has declared the drought a national disaster. The majority of the 2.7 million are the most vulnerable including...
02 February 2017
Nairobi - Kenya’s 30 year National Spatial Plan (2015) has officially been launched – setting off a series of policies and strategies that will guide the country’s spatial planning.  The plan aims to achieve efficient, productive and sustainable use of land as advocated in Kenya’s Constitution (2010) and the National...
23 January 2017
The FAO/WHO Codex Regional Coordinating Committee for Africa (CCAFRICA) held its 22nd Session in Nairobi from 16 to 20 January 2017 to discuss food safety and food control issues as well as the emerging needs and challenges the region and its countries are facing. Among them is the pivotal role...
20 January 2017
In the recent past, inadequate livestock and animal health policies as well as the low capacity of governments to formulate and implement better policies have received much attention from development partners in Africa.  Inadequate policies and institutional frameworks have been identified as major constraints to improved animal industries. Ordinarily, livestock...