UKUNDA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The power of irrigation is on full display in this corner of southeastern Kenya, where an 8,000-hectare sugarcane plantation glimmers in an otherwise semi-arid landscape.
KIGALI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African nations will struggle to grow their economies and combat poverty unless they tie high-level political will to government action to help farmers, agricultural experts said in Rwanda on Wednesday.
MWINGI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When local authorities in eastern Kenya slapped a ban on trading charcoal earlier this year in an effort to save the region's dwindling forests, charcoal producers worried their income would disappear.
TURKANA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenyan villager Ekeno Pedo never considered that golden fields of sorghum - or indeed any crop - might one day flourish on the outskirts of his village in drought-stricken Turkana county.
MURANG'A, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The heavy rain that pounded Kenya earlier this year brought more than just flooding to the village of Gitugu: it has torn apart the very ground beneath people's homes and fields, making the village unliveable.
UKUNDA, Kenya, July 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The
sparkling seas that lap the miles of sand along Diani beach have
made this corner of southeastern Kenya one of the country's main
ISHIARA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even during the dry season, Venanzio Njiru's farm stands out as a rare patch of lush greenery in this arid part of east Kenya.
ISINYA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Last year David Ole Maapia nearly lost his herd of 48 cows to crippling drought in southern Kenya's Kajiado County.
KAKAMEGA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Catherine Wakhu knows the value of a lighted room to a child’s education – and also the expense.
MASENO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed with a solar-powered water pump for irrigation and a quarter-acre piece of borrowed land, widow Hakima Mohammed has become a Western Kenya tree tycoon.