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The six most read Sokopepe articles in 2016

Hello friends! Happy 2017!

From Sokopepe fraternity we wish you a Happy New Year and a fantastic 2017. This is an exciting third year for Sokopepe. We are facing so many wonderful opportunities as well as challenges.

In 2016, Sokopepe showed how farm records are a powerful resource for Agribusiness.  Last year we shared 29 articles through our blog. It was quite a year.

We have compiled a list of 6 of our most read articles in 2016 based on page views. A big thank you to all those who come here to read and share our blog articles.

Top 6 articles at Sokopepe blog

1.  Unlocking opportunities for smallholder farmers through financial inclusion

Increasing smallholder farmers’ access to financial and insurance services would ensure improved food security and increased incomes. Smallholder farmers need access to financial services to generate income from their agricultural enterprises, build assets, and manage risks. Read more here

2.  Climate is changing, food and agriculture must too

“Climate is changing, food and agriculture must too,” is the theme of 2016 World Food Day. Msumarini in Kilifi County is today hosting this year’s celebration, which is usually marked on October 16. Read more here

3.   Sokopepe at 6th African Green Revolution Forum

The 6th African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which concluded on September 9, 2016, at the United Nations (UN) complex in Nairobi, Kenya, featured Sokopepe among 15 Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) innovations. Read more here

4.   Embracing agribusiness: A catalyst for smallholder farmer’s empowerment

Three years ago Mr. Eliud Kirema’s fascination with agribusiness made him leave Nairobi. He returned to Meru to start farming in his 6-acre piece of land. He expected to make huge profits but that has never been the case. Read more here

5.   Women led e-agriculture solution wins Pitch AgriHack competition

The Sooretul Solution from Senegal emerged the winner in the advanced stage category of the Pitch AgriHack competition. The unveiling of the winners took place during a cocktail award ceremony at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on November 24, 2016. Pitch AgriHack aims to accelerate e –agriculture entrepreneurship for improved food security and livelihood competition. Read more here

6.   Profitable agricultural production through conservation agriculture

Sokopepe held a two-day training on conservation agriculture on August 9-10, 2016 for Production Information Agents (PIA) at Methodist Bio-Intensive Agricultural Training Centre in Meru County.  Read more here

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As Sokopepe team we look forward to a beautiful year full of favour, blessing and success. Happy New Year.

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