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Kenya: Emerging Ag Pressure - 3
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Nov 30, 2012 07:57 AM CST

KISERIAN, Kenya (DTN) -- As a safari tour bus struggles up a muddy road on the side of a foothill, the goats, cattle and sheep commingling with people selling everything from clothes to goat offal on the side of the road make it clear we're not in Kansas anymore.

It also seems like a very unlikely place to showcase early renewable-energy efforts in sub-Saharan Africa.

For a group of international agricultural journalists, a trip to the Kiserian Livestock Market was unique shock therapy, highlighting just how different food production is in a developing country such as Kenya. The journalists toured ...

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