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Transforming the traditional cassava production systems into a sustainable food security strategy and value added industrial products for rural development

Abstract   Globally between 1980 and 2011 the global area with harvested cassava has expanded by 44% from 13.6 million to 19.6 million ha making it second only to maize but ahead of rice, wheat and potatoes. However, this multipurpose crop, is seriously underutilized in Kenya. It is a plant which can be harvested in ... Read more

Development and analysis of Moringa oleifera for improved health and nutrition

The purpose of the present research shall be to improve the fruit and seed yield of Moringa oleifera in Kenya thus enabling farmers to maximize benefits from this species by increased production per unit area for food, fodder and water purification. There is a high increase in human population, reduction of available land for cultivation ... Read more