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Why are agricultural extension services not reaching women farmers effectively?

 The agricultural extension system in Kenya has evolved through various stages since the colonial and post-independence eras. During colonial times, Agricultural extension services were mainly tailored to cater for settler and commercial farming systems. These were well-packaged programs that combined extension services with credit and subsidized inputs. However, the extension approach used for indigenous Africans, who were mainly engaged in subsistence farming and pastoralism, was coercive in…See More
May 20
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Feb 26
Sufian Ntambi posted a blog post

Beanstitute envisions to engage youth in Coffee Industry

Group photo of the youth participated in the workshop (standing) with the Embu county government officials and one of the trainer (seated). Embu is one of the coffee growing areas in Kenya, with some of the sought after cup notes and profiles. With the coffee growing on highlands, the fruit develops slowly allowing a cup to…See More
Feb 26
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Jan 11
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Eastern Europe Is Experiencing a Coffee-Chain Boom

By: Agnieszka De SOuzaSource: BloombergWhen the founders of Poland’s Green Caffe Nero opened the first store nearly 15 years ago, the global ‘Starbucks-on-every-corner’ coffee-chain explosion had yet to reach the eastern European…See More
Dec 15, 2017
Sufian Ntambi posted a blog post
Nov 24, 2017
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

The power of four cups of coffee a day: Beverage can cut the risk of heart disease, help you live longer and also lower the chances of developing cancer, diabetes, liver disease and dementia

By: Ben SpencerSource: Daily MailThey wrote: 'Coffee is highly consumed worldwide and could have positive health benefits, especially in chronic liver disease.'Coffee consumption seems generally safe within usual levels of intake, with summary estimates indicating largest risk reduction for various health outcomes at three to four cups a day, and more likely to benefit health than…See More
Nov 23, 2017
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

Coffee and plant-based diets linked to lower heart failure risk

By Alice KleinSource: New ScientistLess meat, more coffee. That’s the secret to reducing your risk of heart failure, according to two studies.Heart failure is a progressive condition in which the heart cannot pump as much blood as the body needs. This results in less oxygen and nutrients being delivered to the rest of the body, and can lead to death.…See More
Nov 15, 2017
Kioko Kasyoka posted a blog post

US now top buyer of Kenyan coffee with Sh7bn purchase

Source:Business DailyBy: Gerald AndaeUS purchase of Kenyan coffee has shot up 75 per cent to Sh7 billion in the current financial year, overtaking Germany and Belgium as the top buyer.Statistics from the Coffee Directorate puts America at the top both in terms of price offered for a kilogramme and quantities bought.READ: Growers struggle in direct coffee…See More
Nov 1, 2017
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Oct 3, 2017
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KENYA: Coffee beans make room for avocados

Publication date: 9/28/2017Author: Rudolf MulderijCopyright: www.freshplaza.comThe Kenyan company Kakuzi is majority owned by British investor Camellia Plc.…See More
Oct 3, 2017
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