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    A potato trader at Eldoret Market in Uasin Gishu county on August 2, 2021. [Christopher Kipsang, Standard] By Dominic Omondi The furore that was channelled through social media, with the hashtag ‘BoycottKFC’ trending on Twitter, was inflamed by a KFC tweet on Monday that it had run out of potato chips. ‘Insensitive’ is the word ...
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    With rising global environmental effects and food production and consumption security challenges, establishing sustainable and resilient food systems will necessitate innovative methods, technologies, techniques, and procedures. Food production systems, particularly those in cities, have experienced significant innovation and improvement in recent years. Distributed food production systems and urban agriculture are becoming more prominent as a ...
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    By JohnPaul Sesonga A rural women’s initiative, backed by the World Food Programme and its partners, is empowering smallholder farmers In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60 percent of women are employed in agriculture and yet their potential as farmers and entrepreneurs is often limited due to gender inequalities, reduced access to farming inputs such as ...
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    China’s experience in reforestation and fighting desertification has injected lots of inspiration into Africa, which needs to curb the alarming expansion of the Sahara desert, Ethiopian experts have said. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently estimated that by 2030, Africa will lose two thirds of its arable land if the march of ...
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