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Crop Insurance

Agriculture insurance is the protection which farmers buy from insurance companies for their crops and livestock. Farmers pay small amount of money (premium) to insurance companies to compensate them when they incur losses. Crop insurance available in Kenya are; crop insurance and livestock insurance. Click to access aaa_crop-insurance_30032017.pdf

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How to pitch and get funded

A pitch is a presentation by one or more people to  prospective investors. Its purpose is to; maximize an opportunity at-hand, grab your audience’s attention and leave them wanting to know more, to tell a story, to share your passion for your business opportunity, to share your personality, to communicate the confidence you have in your business and to set

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Crops, Browse and Pollinators in Africa: An Initial Stock-taking

Pollination is an ecosystem service that is key to food security. Pollinators are essential for many fruit and vegetable crops. In agriculture, especially amongst pollen-limited crops, promoting pollination services is a means of increasing productivity without resorting to expensive agricultural inputs of pesticides or herbicides. Indeed, pollination services are most likely underpinning productivity in many crops without farmers even recognising

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Increasing productivity in dairy production

East Africa has great potential for a thriving dairy sector that produces high volumes of milk through relatively simple improvements in production and processing systems. One condition for a thriving dairy industry is increased productivity, a topic that is high on the agenda of Dairy CoP members. This Business Bulletin addresses several of the actions dairy entrepreneurs may take to

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