Monthly Archives: February 2014

Changing views on farming to lure young generation

Originally posted on Foundation for Young Farmers:
In an environment of easy accessibility and improved technology in agriculture, there is a need to change the perception that farming is a low-skilled, loss-making vocation in order to encourage the youth to…

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From honey-making bees to fried termites: could insect science contribute to Africa’s food security?

Originally posted on Foundation for Young Farmers:
Within the Luhya community in western Kenya, where I come from, termites are seen as a delicacy. Seasoned with a little salt these insects are quite enjoyable. A visit the local market and…

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