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Farmers Review Africa, August 20, 2019 | Vodacom’s Women Farmers Programme goes nationwide to transform small scale Agri sector through Digital tools

Xinhua Online, August 19, 2019 | Feature: Kenyan smallholder farmers root for value addition to boost incomes

Standard Digital, August 19, 2019 | Cabinet keeps Kenyans guessing on GMO verdict

Capital Business, August 10, 2019 | Fertilizer manufacturer unveils weather app targeting Kenyan farmers

Kenya News Agency, August 7, 2019 | Lack of expertise, certified seeds, major challenges facing cassava industry

Modern Ghana, August 3, 2019 | How Agriculture Impacts African Economies

Kenya News Agency, August 3, 2019 | Kitui farmers urged to grow drought-resilient traditional crops

Capital Farm, July 24, 2019 | Can Kenya sustain production of quality avocadoes for local and international market

Standard Digital, July 20, 2019 | Fight against fake seeds bearing fruit, says Kephis official

The Kenyan Star, July 8, 2019 | State should support tech advances for smallholder farmers

CTA, June 21, 2019 | UNTAPPED MARKET FOR DIGITAL SERVICES TO TRANSFORM AFRICAN AGRICULTURE

Euro News, June 21, 2019 | There are lessons to be learned to ensure technology is a force for good for Africa’s farmers

Cornell Chronicle, June 18, 2019 | Gender-sensitive farmer training program transforms Kenya’s rural households

Kenya’s Watching, June 14, 2019 | Potato farmers in five counties to access certified planting material

Standard Digital, June 6, 2019 | Farmers’ pain for lack of certified seeds

Africa News, June 3, 2019 | uMsinga emerging farmer invests in high-tech agriculture solutions that will benefit local women-run farming cooperatives

This month’s spotlight focuses on a much-discussed issue in connection with the seed industry in Africa: counterfeit seeds, or “fake seeds,” as they are often called. The article explains why fake seeds are a serious problem in Africa and discusses some innovative solutions countries are implementing to combat the issue.

Click here to read the article (read time: about 5 min).

Voice of America, April 28, 2019 | Kenya Taps into Technology to Attract Youth to Farm

The Kenyan News Agency, April 28, 2019 | Over 40 percent of potato harvest in Nakuru, valued at Sh3billion goes to waste yearly

The Star Kenya, April 17, 2019 | Hunger hangs over Kenya as rains fail

Independent News, April 13, 2019 | Kenya Says Increasing Soil Acidity Affects Food Security Goal

The Star, April 8, 2019 | Poor seeds affecting food production, experts say

XinhuaNet, April 7, 2019 | Agricultural innovations seen boosting Kenya’s food security, manufacturing

African Daily Voice, April 6, 2019 | World Bank agrees to assist and attend Kenya’s digitalization for an innovative agriculture

Farmers Review Africa, April 2, 2019 | Kenya modern farmers’ market set to connect food producers directly with consumers

The Star Kenya, April 3, 2019 | Farmers told to look out for fake seeds

Standard Digital, March 7, 2019 | Kenya seed companies outperform multinational peers in serving smallholder farmers

Reuters, November 16, 2018 | Finding fakes: Mobile phones help detect counterfeit seeds in Kenya

Standard, October 17, 2018 | Quality seed, key in achieving agricultural productivity

CIMMYT, October 11, 2018 | In your seeds I trust: African seed companies test the SeedAssure application



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