Year: 2017

George Wainaina December 30, 2017

Donors grow Adesina’s fund for young African agripreneurs to US $600,000 This follows the awarding of the 2017 World Food Prize to Adesina this week in Des Moines, Iowa, where he announced his decision to dedicate the $250,000 cash prize to set up a fund fully dedicated to providing financing for the youth of Africa […]

George Wainaina December 30, 2017

According to the AfDB President, so huge is the potential of African savannahs that the World Bank called the Guinea savanna zone “one of the major underutilised resources in Africa DES MOINES, United States of America, October 19, 2017/ — The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares […]

George Wainaina December 16, 2017

US Vice-President praises Laureate, pledges more collaboration on food security DES MOINES, United States of America, October 20, 2017/ — “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, officially named […]

Agritours September 15, 2017

August 2017 started with a lot of uncertainty due to fears of post-election violence in Kenya.  The announcement of the presidential results directly affected the East Africa cross border trade.  With Kenya going back to the ballot box after the nullification of the presidential election by Kenya’s Supreme Court, regional trade will be affected.  Kenya was […]

Agritours August 31, 2017

Agricultural policy by Heritage insurance Company Crops : Perils Covered » Fire » Windstrom » Excessive rainfall » Uncontollable pests and diseases » Drought except under irrigation farming » Hail Take part in our seedlings and horticultural exposure visit here Livestock: Cattle ( Dairy and Beef ) Shoats – Sheeps and goats Poultry (Layers and […]

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