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TANA NATURE CONSERVANCY

The Nature Conservancy(TNC) is a project funded by Syngenta foundation and it has been working in Upper Tana for the last 4 years to protect the Upper Tana River catchment through supporting sustainable land management practices, including: erosion control, riparian land protection, supporting cover cropping and crop diversification through water harvesting for dry season farming.

PROSAFE PROJECT

PROmoting Small holder Access to Fungal bio pesticides through Public Private Partnerships in East Africa is a funded project by Bio innovate Africa through ICIPE. The main aim of this Project is to enhance availability, access of potent bio pesticides for smallholder growers for the integrated management of crop pests for food and nutritional security in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania through innovative product development…

MUSA PROJECT

Microbial Uptakes for Sustainable management of major bananA pests and diseases.Microbial Uptakes for Sustainable management of major bananA pests and diseases ( H2020-SFS-2016-2017),Call (part) identifier: H2020-SFS-2016-2 is five years funded project by EU, started in year 2017 and its intends to end 2022, in 10 named participant countries ; Italy, Spain, UK, Belgium, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya , Coast Rica, Cuba…

CHALLENGING THRIPS

Thrips represent probably the number one pest in ornamentals, not only in Kenya but also globally. If we were to ask a Kenya rose grower what was number one pest, ten – fifteen years ago this would have been definitely red spider mite. However, spider mite control has moved on…

GOING VERTICAL IN KENYA

Increasing land productivity by stacking up plants vertically is not new. Popular in Victorian times with the use of strawberry pots to force indoor, out-of-season strawberries and in modern-day landscaped gardens using a variety of vertical growing systems, vertical gardens for food production offer numerous advantages…

READ MORE ABOUT ORGANIC GARDENING

Organic horticulture could be an excellent pastime, more so for individuals who enjoy gardening as an thought. This is not something, that most individuals take up, so you should think of yourself to be lucky, if you are able to produce things and add to nature…

SUSTAINABLE GARDENING – THE MAIN FIVE POINTS TO BEAR IN MIND

If anyone needs convincing about the need for sustainable horticulture, you can just ask one simple question. Do you care if your children and grandchildren will be able to enjoy gardens and gardening?…