Kenya Economy

Kenya’s GM cassava plant is given the green light

A genetically modified (GM) cassava plant is one step closer to commercial release in Kenya, where it could help farmers overcome a plant-damaging viral disease. If approved, the Kenyan scientists who developed it will make the seeds available to smallholders free of charge. An important plant: Cassava, also called yuca, …

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Kenya: Uhuru and Raila meet in the coalition plan

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM chief Raila Odinga were due to hold talks on Wednesday evening shortly after the former prime minister was briefed on their proposed coalition by the head of state’s allies. Mr. Odinga met Anniversary Secretary General Raphael Tuju and Vice Chairman David Murathe to discuss the …

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