Agriculture CS urged to base policy on new tech

Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture Mr Willy Bett. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • “It is clear that the stiff global competition in agricultural productivity, trade and food systems calls for innovation, backed by science and technology. It is a must do for African countries if they wish to remain competitive,” he said.

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Chief Executive Dr Ibrahim Mayaki said Kenyan and other African politicians must allow scientific innovations and technologies to guide agricultural policy for economic progress.

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