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Munyaradzi Makoni

Freelance Journalist based in Cape Town

Freelance Journalist based in Cape Town

Munyaradzi Makoni

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In Kenya, an online platform is connecting fish farmers with traders and service providers, and updating them with best practice tips and market information. The platform is partnering with shops providing quality feed and equipment that are helping fish farmers increase their production and incomes.

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A protein-based fruit fly bait to attract and kill the pests, is boosting incomes for fruit and vegetable farmers in Kenya. Tested in fields across Africa, the product is helping to overcome yield losses and costs 70% less than other commercially available products.

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Fish aggregating devices along the coast of Somalia are enhancing the incomes of local fishers by attracting off-shore sustainable fish stocks. A broad-based programme is also providing technical training to youths on fisheries management to tackle unemployment levels and piracy in the region.

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