Six varieties of cassava swing to the tune of the coastal breeze proud as a peacock. Siri boasts, "I may look tiny but I am heavy duty down under." Tajirika interjects: "I am the darling of the local markets." Karembo catwalks infront of them all and declares: "I am the queen; the most beautiful…
Faced with lifestyle diseases, urban consumers are becoming sensitive to what they eat. They want safe food and better alternatives. This drives up the demand for traditional crops that are known for their nutritional and medicinal value.
The rains have started and the weatherman has advised farmers to prepare their shambas for the cropping season but this is bad news to farmers. So, why are farmers always caught unawares?
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: 150 scientists, policy makers, the private sector, donors, and other stakeholders are gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the launch of the first Bio-Innovate Regional Scientific Research Conference.