KALRO gives avocado farmers reason to smile with the launch of new mobile app

KALRO Avocado Varieties

They include legume seeds, sweet potato vines, cassava cuttings and brachiaria splits, which are hard to find in local agrovets. Quality seeds are a prerequisite for achieving higher yields

KALRO certified seeds

"Hardy meat goats with potential for milk production. Does can reach 45kgs liveweight and bucks 60kgs. Capable of producing 1 litre of milk per day."

Dairy and Beef farming

Green gram (Vigna radiata) belonging to the Fabaceae family is an annual leguminous crop which is grown for its seeds, which are a high source of nutrients.

Green Gram Production

Camel Research and development in Kenya

For camels there are no organic guidelines and regulation, however the organic principles should be respected, kept and practiced.

KEMFRI Fishery Aquaculture

Aquaculture: Pathway to food security in Kenya...by Andrew Marriott and Odipo Osano


Honey production


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The production of honey in Kenya’s hot dry areas has been drastically affected by poor hive occupation. The common hives used are log hive, Kenya top bar hive and Langstroth hives and their bee occupancy and honey production are low.

Common beehives

1. The log hive

This is the traditional hive which is hollow and covered with pieces of wood at the ends with bee exit and entry holes.The bees construct honey combs in regular half circles, slanting half circles or along the length of the roof. This hive produces 15 kg of honey per harvest and has 75% occupancy