Press Release: Omicron Unlikely to cause Severe Illness among Vaccinated People

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December 7, 2021, Nairobi, Kenya- Even though available evidence shows that Omicron variant is more transmissible compared to the deadly Delta variant, it is...

Explainer on misuse of pesticides in Kenya.

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Dr. Timothy Njagi Njeru, Ph.D, Development Economist and Research Fellow ,Tegemeo Institute  "I want to say that we acknowledge that we have instances of misuse...

Press Release: COVID-19: Journalists Crucial in Driving Vaccination Efforts, Expert Says

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Nairobi, Kenya, 19 October 2021- As majority of the African countries continue to grapple with the vaccination efforts to achieve herd immunity, journalists in...

Press Release:Low Uptake, Lack of Diversity among Challenges Ailing the African Seed Industry

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Nairobi, 1 October 2021- Though improved seeds can deliver state of the art technology to farmers: higher yields, diseases and pest resistance, climate change...

AfriSMC Press Briefing (Africa Seed Industry)

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What: Africa’s evolving seed industry: fostering access to high-quality seeds by small holder farmers for food security and climate resilience.            When:  Thursday, September 30,...

How does IPCC work?

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Dr. Joseph Nzau Mutemi, one of the Lead Authors of the just-released 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and Scientist at the...

Press Release: Kenya Should not Regulate Genome-edited Crops as Genetically Modified Crops, Expert...

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Naivasha, 31st August, 2021-With the increase in population and demands for more food, African countries are looking for ways of boosting food production. This...

SPECIAL GLOBAL MEDIA BRIEFING Topic: Getting your head around the vaccine data

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Organized in collaboration with the Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Germany, Japan, Israel, Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Austria, France, Indonesia and Hong Kong media...

Press Release:Large Scale Climate Protection Actions Needed as Africa Rapidly Warms Than the Global...

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Large Scale Climate Protection Actions Needed as Africa Rapidly Warms Than the Global Average Nairobi, 18th August, 2021- In the past decade, global warming has...

Press Release:Kenya Making Progress in Uptake of Disease Resistant Cassava Varieties

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Nairobi, Kenya: 5th July, 2021- In a bid to improve cassava varieties in Kenya, researchers at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)...