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Byline: David Njagi
A solar powered facility could elevate Kenya as the first country in Africa to establish a green farm that uses renewable energy.
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (Kari) says farmers are expected to come have renewable energy farm in June this year that is also expected to serve as a tourist attraction.
The facility, which is expected to take $4 million (about Sh32 billion), will pave way for an agrarian system that is less dependent on rain-fed agriculture, according to Kari director Ephraim Mukisira.
He said every operation on the green farm, which will include crops and the rearing of livestock, will be powered by …