Tag: Hyacinth


Kenya to start producing fertilizer from hyacinth

HyaQuip intends to open at least 500 organic fertilizer manufacturing cottage industries across the country in the next five years

Hyacinth a threat to fishing in L. Victoria

Environmentalists are disturbed that very little has been done to control the spread of the destructive hyacinth, persistent pollution and continued siltation due to poor farming methods leading to erosion

Kisumu to get factory that will turn water hyacinth into ‘gold’

The government plans to establish a fertilizer factory utilizing water hyacinth as raw materials to end the weed menace on Lake Victoria and surrounding...

Simon Mwaura: Scientist who created bhang food supplement

Simon Mwaura, a biochemist scientist based in Murang’a, is a controversial figure. In January 2014, he unveiled a marijuana (bhang) based drug and even...

Hyacinth is worth billions! A kilo is selling for Sh225

THE NEW 'GOLD'?: Murang'a-based scientist, Simon Mwaura, says he has found a market for weeds in United Arab Emirates

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