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Investment in moringa a big opportunity for Kilifi County

Kilifi County is amongst the 14 out of 47 counties that are marginalized coupled with the hot weather. In 2014, Papu Haroon ventured into Moringa farming to assist the community...

6 Dec 2017

Growing demand for bio-diesel spurs business idea

 

Globally, the use of bio-diesel as an alternative to petrol/diesel has seen increased interest due to environmental benefits associated with its combustion. The high cost of vegetable oils, which could...

6 Dec 2017

SimGas: offering clean, affordable and high quality energy to rural households

About three billion people worldwide use solid fuels for cooking according to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The World Health Organization (WHO) has put the numbers at 4.3 million deaths...

6 Dec 2017

Fruit rejects offering alternative income to farmers

Horticulture farming provides employment to over two million people in Kenya alone. Set as the fastest growing industry in the country with a growth rate of seven per cent, we...

6 Dec 2017

Sunpawa taking over the solar energy market through technology incorporation

A vibrant solar energy market has developed in Kenya over the years to supplement the demand for electricity to homes and institutions which are remote from the national grid and...

21 Nov 2017

Lentera: Climate smart agriculture through innovative inputs

Feeding the world’s growing population is a serious challenge. Food insecurity is concentrated in developing nations, where drought and low soil fertility are primary constraints to food production. Many crops...

21 Nov 2017

Kuni Safi Briquettes: an ecofriendly source of renewable energy

The demand for energy in Kenya is increasing for households, businesses and industry. Increasing populations, aggressive deforestation, expanding economies and a lack of regulation have led to increasing fuel prices...

21 Nov 2017

Reducing the carbon footprint in the world through production of briquettes

Coal is one of the most common and dangerous fuels in the world today. Its production entails cutting down of trees, and its use produces carbon emissions into the atmosphere...

8 Nov 2017

Converting waste into profitable organic fertilizer

Waste management has evolved over time. Different companies, both public and private have claimed their space in the collection and recycling of waste products, a market that has been fragmented....

8 Nov 2017

World’s first solar powered irrigation pump with a five-year warranty launches in Kenya

In a sector that is rife with small and unreliable irrigation pumps, both petrol and solar, there is now a pump that is robust and reliable. Its manufacturers, Futurepump Ltd, have...

8 Nov 2017