Farm Records Management Information System (FARMIS) on January 14, 2015 played host to a team from United State Agency for International Development (USAID). The team was led by Irene Andanyi, a communication officer with USAID. Read More..
The Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine (KIE) yesterday held its 2nd meeting with the County of Meru’s Department of Agriculture. The meeting was hosted by the County Executive for Agriculture Hon. Prof. Kaburu MRibu. He was however represented by Deputy County Director of Agriculture Mr. Kaburu Read More..
The process of profiling farmers begins with taking a primary profile of the farmer including: name, age range, gender, size of land, location of the land – including GPS coordinates – and whether the land is owned or leased. The Production Information Agents(PIA) then takes a photograph of the farmer and posts the profile to a central server. The information is also available online, enabling real time updates. Read More..
Eating mushrooms may sound foreign especially to most of the communities in eastern Kenya particularly the Meru community. Nevertheless, mushroom growing can be a thriving enterprise that can only be compared to the seeds of gold. Read More..