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Smart fertiliser, soil use key to food security, say experts

Posted by People Daily Date: May 29, 2017   Farmers at work. Soil-testing enables them to find out the composition of soil and helps to determine how much lime and fertiliser they need to apply. Photo: File Nicholas Waitathu @PeopleDailyKe Low use of research data, inadequate application of fertiliser and lack of sound planning is contributing to the…
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Agriculture experts meet in Kenya to discuss food security in Africa

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Participants follow proceedings during the 1st East Africa Evidence to Action Conference on Agricultural Development and Food Security in Nairobi, May 24, 2017.  Agricultural experts from across Africa kicked off a two-day conference in Nairobi on Wednesday to seek ways of enhancing food security amid severe drought in some countries. XINHUA PHOTO: CHARLES ONYANGO Agricultural…
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Agriculture experts meet in Kenya to discuss food security in Africa

Posted, 2017-05-25     NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The meeting that brought over 200 experts on nutrition and food security also discussed ways of promoting use of evidence from monitoring, evaluation and research in influencing policy change. In his opening remarks, Kenya’s Principal Secretary for Agriculture Richard Lesiyampe called for Read Full Article 
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Agriculture experts meet in Kenya to discuss food security in Africa

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-25 01:29:34|Editor: yan   NAIROBI, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Agricultural experts from across Africa kicked off a two-day conference in Nairobi on Wednesday to seek ways of enhancing food security amid severe drought in some countries. The meeting that brought over 200 experts on nutrition and food security also discussed ways of promoting use…
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