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As wheat yields fall in Kenya, farmers turn to beans

By Kagondu Njagi | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:10 AM
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NAROK, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For many years, it was wheat that kept Joshua Nyaruri‘s family fed and his income flowing. But lately it appears the Rift Valley favourite is being knocked off its perch by a once-snubbed crop – beans.

In the 60 years he has lived in Ole Leshua village in Narok County, Nyaruri has shared the general appreciation of wheat as one of the most valued...

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