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Farmers To Be Given Free Traditional Seeds

Farmers in kenya are demanding traditional seeds to be planted instead of those being used currently.This is after the Agricultural ministry has discovered a variety of these traditional seeds and released them to farmers.Some ot these seeds include sweet potatoes,cassava,pigeon,peas,beans,cow peas sorghum finget millets and maize.This has happened in areas recieving inadequate rainfall or those expected to recieve low rainfall.the agricultural ministry will distribute these seeds in twenty one counties free of charge so as to reduce the rate of death of people through famine.This will also help people living in areas that dont recieve rainfall oftenly to have a way of getting food.The agricultural ministry also says that this will help them to reduce the amount of money the government uses to give these people food.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

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  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kenya
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