02 April 1998
Hothouse technology transforms
African agriculture

KENYA is fast turning into a major source for winter vegetables for the United Kingdom thanks to a transfer of European hothouse technology to the plains of East Africa.

African exports are booming, with asparagus from South Africa, sweetcorn from Zimbabwe and beans from Gambia as well as Kenyan produce, on supermarket shelves.

  • The Guardian 02/04/98 page 2-3 (Online supplement)