Presence of earthworms in soil is good

The presence of earthworms in the soil is a positive sign. From aerating the soil, to adding carbon and other nutrients, to incubating beneficial biology, earthworms provide a range of benefits that can have profound impact on agricultural soils. Fostering the natural synergies between plants, soil and earthworms can pay dividends for growers in healthier […] The post Presence of …

Why do we tweet?

A cartoon drawing by Julia Suits on why we should use the tool called Twitter for Advocacy purposes. #MkulimaOnline  #MkulimaForum     Why are you using Twitter ? To #SaveTheEarth ! How is it possible ? I share information & solutions about #climateChange, #AirPollution, #PlasticPollution etc and I hope my followers will RT it. Does it work ? We will …

Taita Taveta county to boost banana farming

Newsource:TheStandard According to Agriculture Executive Davis Mwangoma, construction of a Sh116 million banana processing plant is set to start this month. The factory will be built on three acres at the new market site in Taveta. The project is partially financed by the European Union, which has given Sh110 million, while Governor Granton Samboja’s administration […] The post Taita Taveta …

Forests can be the faster solution to climate change

“This is a significant step forward, showing that forests can be a central part of the solution to climate change,” says the head of the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat, Mario Boccucci. “We have an unprecedented opportunity: political will, know-how, finance. Now we need to build on progress and scale up rapidly in the coming years.” UN Environment […] The post Forests can …

Youth and Women can Boost Agriculture in Africa

Women power Women give higher importance to feeding their families and educating their childrenthan men do. Women are also more pragmatic. For example, while men may dream of owning a cow, women will get on with the business of raising sheep, goats or poultry and providing good nutrition for their families and boosting their family income. “Women lead half of […] The post Youth and …

The New Tools in Agriculture

Agriculture has New Farming Tools   Farming is one of the oldest occupations in the world and has continued on with the same tools up until recently. The Green Revolution that was initiated in the the 1950s in the developed world led to increase in agricultural production. The Green Revolution brought with it new crop […] The post The New …