Have you ever sat to imagine how difficult life would be without fresh water? For many people water is just like air; we use it, we need it, but we do not fully understand its worth. That is why it is pretty common to find individuals, corporations or government institutions releasing factory effluent or raw … Continue reading Happy World Water Day: Not only water quantity but also water quality is important for food security
I was privileged to be born and raised in a village where women were allowed to own farms. Though a fairly uncommon practice, I saw many women’s lives uplifted as they grew crops, sold them, build decent homes, and took their children to school. On 10th June 2008, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted the … Continue reading World Day of Social Justice: Adding the Unique Ingredient of Social Justice to the Bland Broth of Kenya’s Agriculture Sector
Global, regional, and national statistics Cancer is a group of diseases that affect body cells in a manner that causes abnormal, uncontrollable cell division and growth. Its impact on human health and the financial burden associated with treatment has made it a significant public health challenge. It is the second-highest cause of death globally in … Continue reading World Cancer Day: How About Kicking Out those Carcinogenic Pesticides Altogether?
Every year, on 24th of January, the world will celebrate the International Day of Education, a day that the UN General Assembly dedicated to acknowledge education and its role in promoting peace and sustainable development (UNESCO, 2019). Great education is people-centered (Guo & Zhang, 2009), seeks to improve the quality of life at the personal, … Continue reading Kenya needs more innovate education in sustainable agriculture
I remember with nostalgia growing up in the village. There were many trees, lots of grass, plenty of fruits from the farm, bees, and numerous types of birds. I particularly loved the sunbird, for I found its beak amusing. Their beautiful colors and loud chirping made me very happy. Bee stings were also not uncommon, … Continue reading The threat of pollinators: What happened to the swarming insects?