Tag: Kenya

Potatoes for Profit

Agrico, a global leader in potato breeding, has developed a range of varieties for different uses, all suited to tropical conditions. 2SCALE clusters are growing eight new high-yielding Agrico varieties, multiplied in the country from seed potatoes imported from the Netherlands. This season, farmers planted more than 300,000 kilograms of Agrico seed potatoes and sold the harvest for higher prices.…

Dairy Innovations in Kenya

Eldoville Dairies is the leader in a multi-partner initiative that has become a model for inclusive dairy businesses, not only in Kenya but also in Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Uganda. The company buys fresh milk from 1,500 small-scale dairy farmers to produce cheese, yogurt, and flavored whey. It has invested in a new processing plant, which will become operational in mid-2016,…

Photo Gallery: Scott Angle Visits IFDC Projects in Kenya and Ghana

IFDC President and CEO Dr. Scott Angle recently traveled to the organization’s projects and offices in Accra and Tamale, Ghana, and Nairobi, Kenya. Angle visited farmer learning centers implemented by the Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture Technology Transfer Project. The project introduces new yield-enhancing technologies to farmer communities. He also discussed food security with donors and partners and attended a Science Day hosted by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) in Nairobi.

Click on the first photo below to view a slideshow of Angle’s trip:

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