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…Continue
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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…Continue
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By: Agnieszka De SOuza
When the founders of Poland’s Green Caffe Nero opened the first store nearly 15 years ago, the global ‘Starbucks-on-every-corner’ coffee-chain…Continue
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By: Ben Spencer
Source: Daily Mail
They 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…Continue
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Less 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.…Continue
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By: Gerald Andae
US 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.
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Source: Fox 10
TEMPE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A Valley man's passion for the perfect cup of coffee has led him around the world, from his base in Tempe. Now, this man is a world-renowned coffee expert, with a cafe in his own backyard.
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Staffs of FTOK as found in the coffee lab of Beanstitute enjoying their practical class session. Photo: Beanstitute
Beanstitute ─ The coffee specialty institution based in Nairobi, Kenya that aimed to offer…Continue
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By: Apolinaro Tairo
The Tanzanian government has set new regulations for the importation and supply of cheaper fertilisers and appointed two firms to supply 55,000 tonnes of urea and diamonium phosphate.
The executive director of Tanzania Fertiliser Regulatory Authority, Lazaro Kitandu, told The EastAfrican that the government has issued permits for the importation of fertiliser through the Bulky Procurement System, which…
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By: PETERSON TUMWEBAZE
Source: The New Times, Rwanda.…Continue
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By DEEPA FERNANDES
Source: WUNC org website.Continue
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By IRENE MUGO
Source: Daily Nation Kenya
Coffee cherries being poured into a collector for pulping at Ndaroini factory in Nyeri County on August 15, 2017. Farmers have complained of delayed payment. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA…Continue
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By Janice Nadworny
Source: SCA News
When Food 4 Farmers started working with coffee farming communities in 2011, the reason was clear: coffee income alone was simply not enough…Continue
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By Zephania Ubwani.
Source: The Citizen Newspaper.
Arusha — Coffee production in Tanzania could more than double in four years' time if an action programme to increase the competitiveness of smallholder farmers is successfully implemented.
The ten-year programme launched in 2011/2012 aims to increase coffee production and quality from 50,000 tonnes a year by then to 150,000 tonnes in 2020/2021.…Continue
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By Lydiah Nyawira.
Source: The Standard Media.
Dancun Kamau, at his Batian coffee firm in Embu. Batian coffee farming is sponsored by Nestle Kenya and is known to be high yielding and disease resistant.Nestle, aims at creating value across the coffee supply…Continue
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