Peter Mutie: leading through networks

Peter Munywoki Mutie is the Executive Director and CEO of Peterson Integrated Communications Ltd (PICL), a private limited company in Nairobi that focuses on strategic communications. His name is easily recognizable in the world of public relations right across the globe. While serving at the helm of the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK), he … Continue reading Peter Mutie: leading through networks

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Is Africas “silent epidemic” an emergency in Kenya?

In the months since COVID-19 began and measures including lockdown effected, there have been increased cases of domestic violence reported. Jobs have been lost and livelihoods wiped away. This is a pointer to increased stress and depression. Prior to that, on Jan 5, 2020, a church service in Mombasa turned bloody after the pastor stabbed … Continue reading Is Africas “silent epidemic” an emergency in Kenya?

It’s Just PR: how to slay the corruption dragon

Reforms. Credibility. Efficiency. Three words that might as well be the legacy of Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’is tour of duty at the helm of Kenya’s education sector. Shock, anger and pain are the emotions his actions elicit. In one short year, he has changed the school calendar, paid impromptu visits to schools and overhauled the … Continue reading It’s Just PR: how to slay the corruption dragon

Improved animal feed equals increased dairy incomes in Bihar

Anuj Kumar Jha, a very young farmer of Kalyanpur village, Sarairanjan block, Samastipur district of Bihar. He only has 0.5 acre of agricultural land and was unsure about what to do with scarce land and unemployment. All that changed in 2011, when he met ILRI-CSISA people in livestock training and shared his concerns with them. … Continue reading Improved animal feed equals increased dairy incomes in Bihar

Woman farmer celebrates better life through livestock in Odisha, India

Pravati is the secretary of the Kapila Muni women Milk Society under local government cooperative society (Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation (OMFED)) in Barandua village. She is also the only trained artificial insemination expert providing services to farmers under the ILRI portion of the Cereal System Initiatives for South Asia (CSISA) Project in that … Continue reading Woman farmer celebrates better life through livestock in Odisha, India