The only reliable way to produce more food is to use better technology
Kabiyet Dairies, one of EADD’s dairy hubs has been featured in a special world report on feeding the world’s future 9 billion people.
The report by The Economist looks at ways to boost yields of the main crops, considers the constraints of land and water and the use of fertiliser and pesticide, assesses biofuel policies, explains why technology matters so much and examines the impact of recent price rises.
The Economist mentions Kabiyet dairies as one of the agricultural success that is using better technologies to improve the economic status of farmers while contributing to feeding the world.
The article recognizes that even though the dairy opened only 18 months ago and may seem basic, it has just struck a deal to sell milk to an international processing plant in Nairobi. Farmers get 26 shillings a litre, more than twice what they were paid before the dairy opened its doors. Read more