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Experts oppose proposal to ban pesticide imports

Experts oppose proposal to ban pesticide imports

Agrochemicals Association of Kenya liaison manager Joel Mutai addresses the press in Nairobi, yesterday. Photo/PD/ALEX MBURU In summary According to a petition...
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Pesticides politics set in as locusts chew on

Pesticides politics set in as locusts chew on

Smart HarvestBy James Wanzala | 1 year ago As the swarm of locusts sweep through farms fast and furious, State...
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Kenya growers, scientists slam NGOs campaign on pesticides ban

Kenya growers, scientists slam NGOs campaign on pesticides ban

Agricultural and industry organizations have called on the government of Kenya to intervene to secure due process in the country’s...
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Growers and scientists call on president to prevent food catastrophe by upholding pest control law

Growers and scientists call on president to prevent food catastrophe by upholding pest control law

Move to ban pesticides being used to curb locusts and Fall Army Worn will lead to crop devastation, warn growers...
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[Kenya] Agricultural industry alliance supports government’s new pesticide legislation

[Kenya] Agricultural industry alliance supports government’s new pesticide legislation

SOURCE: https://africabusinesscommunities.com/agribusiness/news/kenya-agricultural-industry-alliance-supports-government%E2%80%99s-new-pesticide-legislation/ An alliance of agricultural growers’ organisations has today announced its support for proposed government legislation updating the Kenyan...
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Pest Control Bill seeks to streamline agrochemical industry
Government draws up new regulations on pest control safety labelling

Government draws up new regulations on pest control safety labelling

Regulations aim to increase crop yields in farms Source: https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/columnists/Regulations-aim-to-increase-crop-yields-in-farms/4259356-5525036-63ut5w/index.html If any of us were given a warning by an...
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Why Kenya must now learn the meaning of a hazard and of a risk or die

Why Kenya must now learn the meaning of a hazard and of a risk or die

Setting record straight on testing harm in chemicals. Source: https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/ideas/Setting-record-straight-on-testing-harm-in-chemicals/4259414-5453404-jyqcg2z/index.html The modern world is built on chemicals, be it the...
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Why Europe Wants Africa To End Crop Protection In Case Science One Day Shows It’s Harmful

Why Europe Wants Africa To End Crop Protection In Case Science One Day Shows It’s Harmful

OPINIONBy Eric Kimunguyi | March 10th 2021Source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/opinion/article/2001405864/europes-take-on-pesticides-wrong There is a certain state of mind in which people become so...
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Coronavirus has stress-tested our food systems, and many are set to fail

Coronavirus has stress-tested our food systems, and many are set to fail

We store little. We add value to little. We lose a lot to poor pest control. In Summary Without imported...
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