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  • EAAPP Conference Proceedings Published
    Proceedings of the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme End-of-Phase One Project Conference and Exhibition have been published.  Under the theme, “Regional Specialisation for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Transformation”, the conference was held at Kilimo Grand Resort,...
  • EAAPP impacts create overwhelming impression
    An ambitious regional programme, the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (EAAPP), which ASARECA has been coordinating for the last five years, has posted impressive impacts, prompting a call for immediate roll-out of a second phase.      A recently released and published report...
  • New video highlights progress in fight against MLN
    Five years since the Maize Lethal Necrosis disease (MLN) was reported in Kenya, leading to spirited efforts to fight it in Eastern and Central Africa, scientists are now confident they are close to subduing the virus. In a recently released video, scientists Dan Makumbi, a breeder CIMMYT; Douglas...
  • Africa’s forests need not be the price we pay for food security
    Dr. Hezron Mogaka is the Theme leader Natural Resources Management and Eco-systems Services at the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa, ASARECA. He spoke to 256BN on the sidelines of a regional workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the...
  • Cabinet Secretary, Cecily Kariuki Hails ASARECA
    I am happy to note that the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), in collaboration with Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) has undertaken studies on the feasibility of Climate Smart Agriculture as a way of reducing...
  • Researchers urged to syndicate with policy makers in promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation
    The regional conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the COMESA/EAC/SADC regions has opened in the Kenyan Capital, Nairobi with a call on participants to open their minds to the opportunities likely to come with climate change rather than lament about the challenges it poses.  Far...
  • Agriculture ministers agree to smart initiatives to move agriculture
    Ministers in-charge of Agricultural Research for Development from Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda have pledged to fast-track the implementation of sustainable intensification of agricultural practices to optimize benefits.     The ministers pledged to influence their governments to...
  • Africa must reclaim her rightful status on global agricultural commodity market, EAAPP conference
    African countries have failed to use their competiveness and a range of strategic advantages to negotiate a favourable status for agricultural products of the global market, participants at the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (EAAPP) end of Phase 1 Conference have been told.   “...
  • ASARECA praised for making EAAPP a reality
    ASARECA has been praised for providing mechanisms and technical backstopping for regional centres of excellence to work together and share technologies, Innovations and Management Practices during EAAPP Phase 1.     Addressingparticipants at the opening ceremony for Eastern Africa Agricultural...
  • EAAPP countries urge the World Bank to roll out EAAPP Phase 11
    The Policy makers, leading agricultural researchers, socio-economists and farmers from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have urged the World Bank to roll out EAAPP Phase 11 as initially planned. Speaking in turns during the just concluded Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (...

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