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Avocados in Kenya: what’s holding back smallholder farmers

Kenya is the world’s third largest producer of avocados. It’s also Kenya’s leading fruit export, accounting for nearly one-fifth of its total horticultural exports.

Value Addition: Tharaka Nithi Farmer making useful Products from good...

Mr Mutegi Kanini, who hails from Chogoria in Maara Sub County, discovered there are various products that can be made from avocados in the year 2010 after disposing bad avocados under sunlight and realizing they were melting after some time

Why Every Fruit Farmer Should Have a Bee Hive

A mature avocado tree may produce in excess of a million flowers during the flowering period, most of which fall without producing...

Hass Avocado

Avocado pruning and its Importance Pruning is an essential operation that ensures that trees in an orchard...

Special container to save avocado farmer losses resulting from post-harvest mishandling

In 2003 when Anne Wangechi started growing hass avocado variety in Murang’a, Central Kenya she did not have any knowledge on the...

Colombia Lists Kenya as Africa’s Top Avocado Exporter

By Virginia Mwangi / September 26, 2019 Kenya has been ranked among the world’s fastest-growing exporters of...

Kenya Among Fastest Growing Avocado Exporters in the World

by Ally Mwakaneno GakweliSeptember 29, 2019 in Agriculture, Kenyan News Kenya’s avocado exports have seen remarkable growth as...

High avocado fruit quality is key to competitiveness in the market...

By Dr. Jane Ambuko Avocado has become increasingly important in Kenya as the leading export...

Demand drives Kenya’s avocado revolution

Kenya crop producers are dumping traditional crops in favour of avocado to respond to burgeoning demand for the crop due...

Call to apply for the SheTrades Commonwealth Delegation

Kenyan women growing avocados, beans and peas are being called on to apply for the Sgetrades Commonwealth Delegation that will attend the Fruit attraction event in Madrid, Spain . The event will be held from the 22 to 24 of October 2019.