Category: Blog

6 Lessons On Systemic Change From Motherhood And Parenting

By Eric Momanyi, Emomanyi@kenyamarkets.org

Over time, it has become clear that for change to become sustainable, change agents must not embed themselves as part of the system they are trying to change. If we understand how a particular system operates …

We can turn curse of Laikipia conflicts into blessing

Abdikarim Daud

Adaud@kenyamarkets.org

Parents are supposed to love, support and create an environment of beautiful upbringing. The sad reality is that this is not always the case. The responsibility becomes even wider for parents when it comes to considering the …

Alternative Livelihoods in Response to The Changing Climate

By Dr. Chris Silali and Sylvia Wafula

Climate change is by far the most ravaging and hard to mitigate natural disaster which cannot be addressed through short term fire-fighting tactics.

Effects of Climate change are evident in the shifting weather …

VIDEO: Farmers benefit from use of lime-based fertilizer

We are encouraging farmers to use lime-based fertilizers to reduce soil acidity and improve nutrient uptake by crops. The ultimate goal is to increase farmer productivity so as to increase Kenya’s food security.

Other than yields, the fertilizers improve soil

VIDEO: Bridging the information gap in Kenya’s Agribusiness Sector

Over 3,000 farmers and 40 stakeholders in agriculture including County Government, input suppliers, traders, financial institutions, insurance firms converged at the Mwea Agriculture Expo held at Wang’uru stadium in Kirinyaga Sub-county. 

The Expo was organised by New Down Town Ltd

VIDEO: Wetting the Dry Taps of Mombasa

There has been a perennial water shortage in Mombasa, with informal settlements like Toa Tugawe in Kisauni most affected. These areas receive water for about two days in a week, for less than three hours each of these days.

This …

We need to address drought emergencies

By Abdikarim Daud

 

The arid and semi-arid counties of Kenya have been facing a dry spell and severe vegetation deficits. According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation, Kenya is at position 13 of 233 countries at risk due

Three Thoughts on Market Transformation

By Samuel Kibicho

Transforming market systems is a complex task. To make a market more competitive, inclusive and efficient involves dealing with great challenges cutting across value chains and amongst different players. These hurdles include; low quality and low volume …