KEPHIS Urges Busia farmers to Adapt New Farming Technologies and Grow Newly Released Crop Varieties

Tabasamu Farm, Nambale - KEPHIS in collaboration with the County Government of Busia and seed stakeholders conducted a farmer’s field day at Tabasamu farm in Nambale, Busia County. The event that was attended by more than 500 farmers was aimed at educating farmers on new farming technologies and newly released (made available for multiplication) crop varieties suitable for Busia county. 

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Raila Odinga Urges Farmers to Grow Food Using Best Agricultural Practices

Opoda Farm, Bondo - More than 500 farmers attended a farmers field day that was hosted by the AU Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa and Kenya's former Prime Minister Raila Odinga at his Opoda Farm. Speaking during the event at his Opoda Farm in Bondo, Siaya County, Hon. Odinga urged farmers to utilize the available resources they have for their growth and development.

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Sustainability Initiatives Bearing Fruit at Lunza Primary School, Kakamega County

Lunza Primary School, Butere, Kakamega County - Lunza Primary School has 812 students, many of whom walk barefoot to and from school. Recently, the school produced the first pupil to go to a national school, Alliance High School.

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Fast tracking of certified seed potato through improved diagnosis of bacterial wilt using Field Deployable LAMP Assay

Bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum speciescomplex (RSSC), is an old but serious bioticconstraint and one of the most significant limitations to clean potato seed production, an essential component of high yields in many countries in Sub Saharan Africa. It has resulted in 30-100% potato yield losses putting a huge dent on food security and livelihoods of many smallholder farmers. 

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KEPHIS Best Regulatory Institution in Avocado Society of Kenya Awards

KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi - Ernest Muthomi, CEO of the Avocado Society of Kenya today presented the trophy for 1st Position of the Most Preferred Government Institution in terms of Kenya's avocado production.

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