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Is bamboo the answer to polluted rivers in Kenya?

A farmer explains about the Giant Bamboo at his farm in Njoro. The plant is at the banks of River Njoro in Nakuru County. [Photo: Njenga Hakeenah]

When the late John Michuki said he wanted to drink water from Nairobi River, most people never thought it could be possible. Unfortunately, the environment minister died before he could see his dream come true. And Nairobi River is still filthy. But there could be an answer to cleaning the messy river and many others in the country using bamboo. ...

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Chives farming transforming farmers’ lives in Bahati, Nakuru

Nakuru farmers harvest chives. Photo courtesy of Bob Koigi.

There is nothing that makes a farmer rejoice more than knowing there is a ready market for their produce. Hassle free. This is one advantage that a section of farmers from Bahati Constituency in Nakuru have as farming takes a more economic approach from the usual subsistence practice. The more than 80 farmers have adopted chives production, with the export ...

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