10 best Agribusiness ideas in urban farming

In addition to growing crops and rearing animals profitably, this article outlines 10 business ideas in urban farming. The ideas are fit individual, group or company investors.  To explore them, we will make two assumptions about the urban agriculture sector; First, urban farming is a complex system with various inputs and outputs. The inputs include…

How to be successful in profitable urban farming

Our previous post has discussed what is urban farming and the reasons why it is beneficial. Urban farming has many subsistence, commercial and social advantages attracting many individuals, communities and companies. it’s success, requires heavy investments in terms of cash, effort and infrastructure. By committing common investor’s mistakes covered in this article you may lose…

9 best solutions to the challenges in Urban farming

Urban farming has many social, economic and health benefits. Unfortunately, it faces many challenges that limit its full production and marketing potential. As a result, its not priority area in urban and city planning. In many countries in Africa and Asia its treated as a neglected survival mechanism for the urban poor populations. In this…

What is Urban Farming? See how easily you can start

This post focusses on what is urban farming and types of urban agriculture like vertical and zero-acreage farming to show how you can do it as an individual or a group. 30.8 per cent (14.7 million people) of Kenyans live in towns according to the 2019 census results by KNBS. Between the years 2030–2040, the…

6 ways to make money in climate smart agriculture

Are you looking on ways to solve climate change risks such as floods and droughts and make money while at it? You can promote climate smart agriculture (CSA) to mitigate farmers incomes and yields despite facing droughts and flooding. Climate smart agriculture methods include irrigation, growing animal fodder and agroforestry among others. Each of these…