Agrics News

Agrics and Agrico: partners in potatoes

This week, Agrics' agronomist Justine and Geodatics' data expert Yilma went to Nakuru (Kenya) to pay a visit to Agrico, a Dutch organisation that sells potatoes all over the world and breeds new varie...

Posted on: 02 February 2018
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Spreading risk through crop diversification

Currently, maize is by far the most dominant crop in Western Kenya. However, margins are small, and relying on a single crop makes farmers vulnerable. In order to be able to shift from subsistence far...

Posted on: 23 January 2018
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Tanzanian farmers test sunflowers

Recently, Agrics has been handing out sunflower seeds to 1.250 farmers in the Northern part of Tanzania, to enable these farmers to test this new crop. The harvest of sunflower seeds, and more importa...

Posted on: 20 November 2017
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Young professionals get started with Agrics case

From 26 to 28 October dozens of young professionals, living in the Netherlands, will be taking up the Nudge Global Impact Challenge. One of the cases on sustainability, that these leaders of the ...

Posted on: 28 September 2017
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Achmea supports scale up and crop diversification

Achmea Foundation has approved a loan of € 200,000 and a grant of € 150,000 to Agrics Kenya. The investment is meant for the scale up of current activitities to increase Agrics' impact, the ...

Posted on: 21 September 2017
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