We are running out of Food: What you didn’t know about the state of agriculture in Kenya

Kimathi Kaumbutho Uncategorized

In the next 10-15 years, Kenya will need 70% more food. Many Kenyan farmers prefer to stick to their traditional farming techniques because they fear the added complexity and effort that newer farm methods would subject them to. As a result our food industry suffers from low efficiency and productivity. Yours Truly (Kimathi Kaumbutho) is a Spoken Word/Poetry writer/performer, and …

Mechanization and Agribusiness Hub: Report of The Experience

Pascal Kaumbutho Uncategorized

The large potential for agricultural production has not been realized in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). One of the key development paradigms for long-term increased agricultural production in SSA is sustainable agricultural mechanization. The benefits are multi-faceted ranging from: KENDAT quickly got drawn and even to lead the new wave of the early 2000s that promoted concerns for sustainability, hence Conservation Agriculture …

Why Agribusiness (Mechanization) Hub project?

Pascal Kaumbutho Uncategorized

In many parts of Kenya, small scale farms remain at the center of agriculture and rural development. However, productivity of these farms is dismally low leading to high level of food insecurity. One of the main causes for the low level of agricultural productivity is the lack of appropriate agricultural machines and equipment that cater to and suit the requirements ...