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Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “We know they are defending the cartels in the ministry and are against my efforts to clean the NCPB (National Cereals and Produce Board). Remember I was the first person to talk about the rot in the ministry while they remained silent,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:10:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri asked: “Why are they not defending their mothers and grandmothers who are supposed to be the main beneficiaries of the fertiliser and the maize market with NCPB?” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:10:00 PM CEST

Janet Nangabo said (about Mwangi Kiunjuri): “Already farmers have borne the brunt of cartels and the armyworm. Mr Kiunjuri and his team should step aside immediately,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:10:00 PM CEST

William Ruto said: “How can one supply more than 200,000 bags to the National Cereals and Produce Board yet he or she has no land? Such a question needs an honest answer,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:10:00 PM CEST

Janet Nangabo said (about Mwangi Kiunjuri): "Already farmers have borne the brunt of cartels and the Fall Armyworm. Mr Kiunjuri and his team should step aside immediately" External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 26, 2018 4:35:00 PM CEST

Janet Nangabo said (about Mwangi Kiunjuri): "Already farmers have borne the brunt of cartels and the Fall Armyworm. Mr Kiunjuri and his team should step aside immediately" External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 26, 2018 2:33:00 PM CEST

Silas Tiren said: “President Kenyatta must do something. The ministry cannot claim to be unaware of what is happening at the board,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 25, 2018 10:57:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “We are forced to build partnerships with all stakeholders to help us reduce the spread of the pest,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 25, 2018 3:00:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “Last year, the armyworm destroyed maize crops worth Sh3 billion, about 20 per cent of thetotal harvest. The current invasion. could be worse, hence the need to look for a long-term solution,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 25, 2018 1:25:00 AM CEST

Richard Lesiyampe said: “I would not have a problem if they had finished buying all the maize from our farmers first,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 24, 2018 1:58:00 PM CEST

Okoth Obado said: “If you look at the damage that has been caused by the worm since its presence was detected in Kenya, we have lost over Sh3 billion. It is estimated that as a country we have lost between Sh3 billion and Sh5 billion as a result of crops being destroyed by the fall army worms,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:32:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “The fight on fall army worms should be a continuous one. After we deal with it throughout this season, we should then establish where it goes so that we can follow it up there and suppress it,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:32:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “For example, we are told that these pests do not like pyrethrum, so they run away from it. You can also plant Napier grass alongside the maize because as much as they like it, they cannot reproduce on it because once they lay their eggs there, they are destroyed,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:32:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “The audit showed one trader sold 212,000 bags of maize to the NCPB. No officer at the depot questioned this,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 24, 2018 1:31:00 AM CEST

Richard Lesiyampe said: “I would not have a problem if they had finished buying all the maize from our farmers first,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 23, 2018 11:09:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “Americans have described it as a marriage without divorce. And whereas we shall have to accept to live with it, the ministry, its research agencies and other partners will continue putting in place measures to manage this pest,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:54:00 PM CEST

Okoth Obado said: “The fall armyworm has subjected farmers to serious losses and we need to join hands to fight this menace,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:54:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: "We are forced to build partnerships with all stakeholders to help us reduce the spread of the pest," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 23, 2018 6:12:00 PM CEST

Ferdinand Wanyonyi told: "If your hands are tied, come out and tell us and stop blaming the Treasury for the release of the funds. This committee has powers to request for the necessary budget to assist you," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 16, 2018 5:55:00 PM CEST

Charles Tizeba said: “The sugar to be imported plus the sugar stored in warehouses will fill the deficit,” External link

coastweek Tuesday, May 15, 2018 3:27:00 PM CEST

Charles Mandeville said: “If it goes up, it will come down,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 11, 2018 7:29:00 AM CEST

Charles Mandeville said: “We know the volcano is capable of doing this,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 11, 2018 7:29:00 AM CEST

Charles Mandeville said: “This is a huge change. This is three football fields going down,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 11, 2018 7:29:00 AM CEST

Karanja Kibicho said: “Latest statistics indicate that 222,456 people have been displaced by floods while, sadly, another 132 lives have been lost in the floods,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:20:00 PM CEST

Keriako Tobiko said: “People in most parts of the country are currently counting losses following the heavy rainfall that has been pounding the country in the past one month,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:20:00 PM CEST

George Stanley says: “If we don’t get very nice storage area then definitely weevils and other insects will attack our produce and we will go back to square one” External link

allghananews Wednesday, May 9, 2018 2:42:00 PM CEST

Regina Eddy said: “The pest has the potential to… put hundreds of million at risk of hunger,” External link

msn-uk Monday, May 7, 2018 8:31:00 PM CEST

Koku Anyidoho said: “For CLOGSAG to come out before May Day and condemn vehemently the over-politicisation of the civil service, then we are in trouble,” External link

myjoyonline Monday, May 7, 2018 7:57:00 AM CEST

Regina Eddy said: “It is targeting maize, a vital staple crop for many families in Africa, and we are calling up on our partners to mobilize their solutions to work with us to control fall armyworms,” External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 1, 2018 9:40:00 PM CEST

Regina Eddy said: "USAID is looking for the best ideas, best digital tools to combat the pest and disseminate information and technology to help farmers manage it," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 1, 2018 9:40:00 PM CEST

Robert Godec said: “Together, we have reached nearly 900,000 Kenyan farmers,” “We helped them grow better crops and increase milk production, and then get those products to market. All told, working with partners we leveraged over Sh22 billion in new assistance to the agriculture sector” External link

businessdailyafrica Saturday, April 28, 2018 11:23:00 AM CEST

Uhuru Kenyatta said: "I wish to thank the US Government for this support and for being among the first development partners to come through with such support for my Big 4 Agenda," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 27, 2018 5:12:00 PM CEST

Gerry Cunningham stated: “But we should not rest but use this year as an opportunity to promote resilience, build up the systems at community levels to ensure that when the shock comes again we are better prepared to respond,” External link

nyasatimes Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:30:00 AM CEST

Debbye Turner said: "They beat him with a pole... and you could hear the bones breaking," External link

farminguk Thursday, April 26, 2018 4:33:00 AM CEST

Regina Eddy said: “It is targeting maize, a vital staple crop for many families in Africa, and we are calling up on our partners to mobilize their solutions to work with us to control fall armyworms,” External link

voanews Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7:43:00 PM CEST

Regina Eddy said: "USAID is looking for the best ideas, best digital tools to combat the pest and disseminate information and technology to help farmers manage it," External link

voanews Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7:43:00 PM CEST

Debbye Turner said: "They beat him with a pole... and you could hear the bones breaking," External link

farminguk Wednesday, April 25, 2018 5:11:00 AM CEST

David Mugambi said: “Mangoes, avocadoes and bananas are full of vitamins and are especially crucial for children’s growth,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:12:00 AM CEST

Silas Tiren said: “Some leaders claim that some farmers are colluding with brokers. "There is no maize which comes into the country without passing through the border and the government knows every lorry that brings the grains. "We want this list to be made public so that every Kenyan knows who is hurting our farmers,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:05:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “Spraying should be done late in the evening or early in the morning when larvae are active. This can be done at two-week intervals or as guided by observation,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:45:00 PM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “Assisted by the rains then, we prevented heavy losses. This year, the pest has come very early. Crops have been in farms for about a month yet the pest is already attacking them,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 13, 2018 4:42:00 PM CEST

Debbye Turner said: "They beat him with a pole... and you could hear the bones breaking," External link

farminguk Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:59:00 PM CEST

Robert Jones said: "think bigger and more strategically about the impact we must have on this continent and other places around the world," "The main goal was to try to establish an international and global presence in a place where we really don't have as strong a presence as we need to" External link

news-gazette Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:24:00 PM CEST

Robert Jones said (about Nelson Mandela): "I haven't seen people this excited since Nelson Mandela was released and they had their first free and open election," "That kind of energy was pervasive through the whole country" External link

news-gazette Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:24:00 PM CEST

Robert Jones said: "At the end of almost every one of these meetings ... there was a plan on the table," External link

news-gazette Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:24:00 PM CEST

Robert Jones said: "people in real life trying to eke out a living. This is what it's all about in terms of international work," External link

news-gazette Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:24:00 PM CEST

Patrick Khaemba said: “Farmers have faced many challenges in accessing farm inputs and lack of markets. The spread of the armyworm may compound the situation and threaten the country’s food security,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 7, 2018 1:45:00 AM CEST

Debbye Turner said: "They beat him with a pole... and you could hear the bones breaking," External link

farminguk Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:13:00 PM CEST

Julius Shawa says: “Farmers are still unable to access improved seed varieties despite the developments of improved generations. There is need for improved methods and technology like improved seed varieties, irrigation, storage systems, land and water use. Undertaking intensive work to consolidate the resilience of smallholder farmers is of greater importance,” External link

dailymail-zm Wednesday, April 4, 2018 8:36:00 AM CEST

Florence Rolle said: "The government has generally been on top of the issue of fall armyworm, providing resources and technical support to ensure that farmers effectively deal with it," External link

yenisafak-en Tuesday, April 3, 2018 3:01:00 PM CEST

Peter Mutharika said: “In this area, I will be inaugurating the Zomba – Jali – Phalombe Road very soon. The Malawi Defence Forces engineers will also start the construction of the Tsangano – Neno Road, all these efforts are meant to connect places and ease people’s mobility to social ameneities,” External link

malawivoice Tuesday, April 3, 2018 4:27:00 AM CEST

Ali Sheikh said: “We have divided ourselves into four groups that will traverse the various counties as we get to the bottom of the woes. There has been a lot of conflicting information in the public domain and we are now set to unearth the truth of what is actually happening in the maize sector. Much of the information that we have been getting from various stakeholders is conflicting, and the committee now wants to find out the truth,” “The committee cannot work on hearsay. We will be on a fact-finding mission on what has been doing the rounds in the media,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 2, 2018 11:14:00 PM CEST

Silas Tiren said: “It is good for the committee to come down and listen to the challenges facing farmers. In our report we will also push for an increase of the agriculture budget from the current 3 per cent to 10 per cent,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 2, 2018 11:14:00 PM CEST

Joao Castro explica: "Além de pragas, também existe comercialmente variedades de milho resistentes ao Glifosato, principal herbicida utilizado no Brasil para o controle de plantas invasoras" External link

noticias-terra-br Monday, April 2, 2018 8:17:00 PM CEST

Kenneth Wilson skriver: - Nogle landmænd kan måske udvinde deres egne pesticider, mens andre måske har råd til at købe fabrikerede pesticider. De fleste er dog nødt til at sætte deres lid til de kemiske pesticider, men vi arbejder hårdt på at få mere miljøvenlige biologiske pesticider registreret i Afrika, External link

DRNyheder Thursday, March 1, 2018 4:19:00 PM CET

Heinz Christian Strache sagte: "Es braucht Ordnung, so lange es ein offenes Asylverfahren gibt" External link

stern Saturday, January 6, 2018 12:56:00 AM CET

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