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Grow Kenya Monthly September 2012, Issue No. 24

SUMMARY The Kenya Horticulture Competitiveness Project (KHCP), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is transforming the lives of smallholder farmers through enhanced productivity, crop diversification, and improved market access. This month’s highlights include: •…

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USAID
Posted:
06 Nov 2012
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Mobile Technology Links Rural Potato Farmers to the Urban Market

A free SMS service to help Narok farmers SOKOSHAMBANI's innovative approach to small-scale potato farming in Kenya is being featured this week at the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF2012) which is being hosted by Dr. Kofi Annan…

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News and Press Release
Source:
USAID
Posted:
03 Oct 2012

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35 die as cholera hits villages on Kenya-Somalia border

By NATION CORRESPONDENT Posted Friday, September 28 2012 at 23:30 In Summary The deaths occurred after the disease, initially reported in Somalia, spread to villages along the border in Wajir and Garissa counties. The villages where Kenyans…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
02 Oct 2012

Kenya

Food security situation as at 30th September 2012

Written by Administrator The national food security situation remained stable during the month of September as harvesting of long rains crops ended in most parts of the country except North Rift, Central highlands and upper regions of…

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Situation Report
Source:
Govt. Kenya
Posted:
07 Nov 2012
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Kenya

Kenya Food Security Outlook Update - September 2012

Key messages The estimated number of food insecure people declined by 43 percent, from 3.8 million in August 2011 to 2.1 million in August 2012 according to the Kenya Food Security Steering Group (KFSSG). In pastoral…

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Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
28 Sep 2012
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Irrigation catches on

KILIFI, 28 September 2012 (IRIN) - After years of devastating crop failures due to drought and erratic rainfall, smallholders in Kenya - who comprise the bulk of the country's farmers - are increasingly taking up irrigation…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
28 Sep 2012

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UNHCR responds to public health threats in Dadaab refugee camps

UNHCR Briefing Notes GENEVA, 28 September 2012 BRIEFER: Andrej Mahecic, UNHCR Spokesman Following indications of an outbreak of acute jaundice (largely caused by hepatitis E virus) among refugees in Dadaab camp complex in northern Kenya, UNHCR is running a…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UNHCR
Posted:
28 Sep 2012

Kenya

Government launches new guidelines to contain black fever

NAIROBI, 27 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Kenyan government has launched guidelines for the treatment and prevention of visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala azar or black fever, in a move government officials say is meant…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
27 Sep 2012

Kenya

Putting the cash back into cashews

KWALE, 26 September 2012 (IRIN) - Kenya’s ailing cashew sector, which provides a livelihoods of sorts to 60,000 farmers, is set for a boost. Under a project involving the government, research scientists, processors and producers, aging trees…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
26 Sep 2012

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