Give Us Your Farm Throw-Aways; We’ll Give Back Black Gold

Mwea Ngurubani County, Kenya — Whether volunteering at local high schools in her community, educating boys about the importance of speaking out and building self-confidence or taking a summer course at Oklahoma State University in the United States as a 2019 Mandela Washington Fellow – Kenyan social entrepreneur Joyce Kamande is passionate about supporting farmers and young people in rural areas. Her dreams are large; she wants to expand from converting agricultural waste into high-yield organic fertilisers to using it to produce biofuels, eco-furniture and much more. AllAfrica’s Nancy A. Onyango…

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Solutions To Challenges Facing Agriculture In Kenya

The modern world takes food for granted. Historically the struggle to find or produce sufficient food to consume was the focus for living and used up most of our time. 2 billion of the world’s 7.3 billion people still do not get enough to eat. Starvation still stalks Africa. Ethiopia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe (previously the breadbasket of Africa …) still depend on food hand-outs, and countless African still experience malnutrition. By 2050 the World’s population is forecasted to grow to 10 billion and there is an increasing need for more…

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