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Even though international sources recognise East African media as one of the most vibrant in the continent, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) voices are virtually and deliberately silenced. They are...

Smallscale farmers still yet to benefit from coffee proceeds

The Kenyan Coffee industry is in dilemma. While roasters and buyers at the global market point to the high quality of Kenyan coffee, the picture...

13 June 2018 is a globally recognized international day that amplifies voices of persons with albinism. I attach the importance of this day to the fact that a group of capable, resourceful and equal...

Hivos Sustainable Diets for All Programme was recently introduced in Kenya, an addition to already implementing countries Uganda, Bolivia and Indonesia. The programme seeks to influence policies and practices of government actors, the...

Pride Month should not be calendar month but a living reality

June is often celebrated as Pride Month – a time to celebrate- the diversity of sexualities and gender identities. Most importantly, it is a...

The 2017 FAO State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report revealed that 815 million people go hungry and yet there is more than enough food produced in the world...

While on a flight from Washington DC to Copenhagen, I sat next to a charming middle aged African American lady who just started working as an event planner for a large tech company in...

A blog could soon be a source of misery to many people in Tanzania. Oxforddictionaries.com defines a blog as a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual...

The Domestic Work sector remains a key sector in the Kenyan economy that is not properly regulated. It plays a key role in economic growth and development and is a major source of employment...

By Natalie Lartey (in photo above) and Bill Vorley, IIED

Food policies that are based on evidence and advocacy delivered by citizens are more likely to benefit the people most affected by these policies....

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