2nd Kenya Avocado Excellence Award 2021 Date Announced

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Food Heroes: Ethiopian avocado farmer’s ‘transformational’ crop

Bogale Borena set up an avocado nursery in Yirgalem in the south of Ethiopia, and has been so successful with the venture that he was named as one of 17 Food Heroes by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Agency. Food Heroes are recognized for their commitment...

New technology will help achieve more regular cropping

There is a new technology causing a stir among international fruit growers. This ground-breaking innovation monitors a fruit tree’s carbohydrate status, allowing for timely corrective action, if needed, to ensure an optimal harvest. The technology – developed by...

Kenya: Siaya county government to promote avocado farming

The Siaya county government has partnered with the Japan International Cooperation Agency to boost avocado farming in the southwest Kenya county. They are also developing policies and regulations to promote production, stabilize the value chain and expand the market...