Fr. John Nene (standing - Caritas Nyahururu); From left: Stephen KItuku (Caritas Kenya), Dennis Kioko (Trocaire), Stellamaris Muelar (Fastenopfer), Margaret Mwaniki (Caritas Africa), and Hellen Owiti (Trocaire) / ACI Africa

Laudato Si’ An Inspiration to Ongoing Multi-Agency Conference on Agroecology in Kenya

Nov 28, 2019

Some four years after Pope Francis released the Encyclical Letter ‘Laudato si’ (on care for our common home) in which he made recommendations toward environmental protection and decried human activities leading to degradation and global warming, the widely circulated document has inspired the multi-agency conference on agroecology, the first of its kind in the East African country of Kenya, one of the organizers of the four-day event told ACI Africa in Nyahururu, the venue of the convention.

Banner of the multi-agency conference on agroecology in Kenya, taking place at the Tabor Hill Pastoral Centre in Nyahururu in Kenya / ACI Africa

Attaining Food Security Key Focus of First Multi-Agency Conference on Agroecology in Kenya

Nov 26, 2019

Months after the global community was invited to work toward realizing the United Nations (UN) Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 launched in May 2019 and offering, among other goals, an opportunity to eradicate hunger, a multi-agency conference has been convened in Kenya’s Nyahururu town with participants taking food security as one of the key focus areas.