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Climate Change in the Context of the Big Four Agenda

 

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, Kenya Markets Trust convened a conversational and knowledge-sharing workshop in Nairobi focussing on the impacts of climate change in the attainment of the country’s Big Four Agenda.

Between 2014 to 2018, Kenya Markets Trust, …

KMT Partners with State to Develop a National Livestock Policy

 

Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) has partnered and supported the State Department of Livestock (SDL) to develop the National Livestock Policy. The first draft was endorsed by stakeholders from different departments of the livestock sector during a validation meeting at …

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