Archive for June, 2014

EMPOWERING THE SOCIETY THROUGH GREEN AGRICULTURE By Dr. Isaac Kalua

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Africa runs on agriculture. Seven out of ten Africans depend on Agriculture for their livelihoods.In Kenya, agriculture directly contributes 24 percent of the GDP annually,which is directly valued at Kshs 342 billion. Agriculture accounts for 65 percent of Kenya’s exports, 18 percent of formal employment and an even much higher percentage of informal employment. Despite these […]

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COFO22 and World Forest Week

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The FAO’s Committee on Forestry (COFO) is marking this week (23rd June-27th June)as World Forest Week in Rome, Italy. Over 600 participants are in attendance to review the state of the world’s forests, examine forest policies, promote sustainable production and consumption of forest goods and services. COFO is FAO’s highest forestry statutory authority and bring together heads of forest […]

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