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Mine, all mine: Rock quarrying fuels land disputes in Kenya

05 Dec 2019

KIBINGO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Jotham Micheni and his brothers were divvying up their family land in central Kenya after their father's death, nobody wanted to take the barren patch on the eastern flank.

FEATURE-Mine, all mine: Rock quarrying fuels land disputes in Kenya

05 Dec 2019

KIBINGO, Kenya, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Jotham Micheni and his brothers were divvying up their family land in central Kenya after their father's death, nobody wanted to take the barren patch on the eastern flank.

Innovation buzz: Drones help Ghana's farmers ward off birds - and drought risks

16 Oct 2019

ASUTSUARE, Ghana (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ephraim Kofi Kenney does not like to work in the fields scaring pests away. But today he must.

FEATURE-Innovation buzz: Drones help Ghana's farmers ward off birds - and drought risks

16 Oct 2019

ASUTSUARE, Ghana, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ephraim Kofi Kenney does not like to work in the fields scaring pests away. But today he must.

FEATURE-Kenyan farmers snap crops with phones to improve insurance payouts

11 Oct 2019

MUIRI, Kenya, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Thomas Mwiraria surveyed the parched terrain at a church compound in Muiri village in central Kenya, and asked a passing agricultural officer when he thought the rains would come.

Kenyan farmers mix tradition with tech to protect drying Mara River

05 Oct 2019

(This Sept. 30 story clarifies description of software tool)

CORRECTED-FEATURE-Kenyan farmers mix tradition with tech to protect drying Mara River

05 Oct 2019

ILULA, Kenya, Oct 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Anyone hearing the loud singing coming from Isaac Chereger's farm would be forgiven for thinking it was a particularly enthusiastic church gathering.

Tricked by family members, widows in rural Kenya left landless

05 Sep 2019

CHERA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two years ago, Alice Ciamati was living comfortably in a house on a plot of land she had recently inherited from her husband.

FEATURE-Tricked by family members, widows in rural Kenya left landless

05 Sep 2019

CHERA, Kenya, Sept 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two years ago, Alice Ciamati was living comfortably in a house on a plot of land she had recently inherited from her husband.

'Green gold': Kenyan farmers abandon food crops to grow herbal stimulant

12 Aug 2019

KANYUAMBORA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At this time of year, Albert Njeru's farm would usually be blanketed with shoulder-high rows of maize.

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