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AFFA At a Glance

The Authority is the successor of former regulatory institutions in the sector that were merged into Directorates under the Authority, with the commencement of Crops Act, 2013 on 1st August 2014 , including • Coffee Board of Kenya, • Sugar Board of Kenya, • Tea Board of Kenya, • Coconut Development Authority, • Cotton Development Authority, • Sisal Board of Kenya, • Pyrethrum Board of Kenya, • Horticultural Crops Development Authority
The AFFA secretariat is headed by the Director General, and it includes various heads of Directorates, including ; Head of Tea Directorate Head of Sugar Directorate Head of Coffee Directorate Head of Horticultural Crops Directorate Head of Pyrethrum and other Industrial Crops Directorate Head of Fibre Crops Directorate Head of Nuts and Oil Crops Directorate Head of Food Crops Directorate Head of Fisheries Directorate Managing trustee: Commodities Fund
The Directorates under AFFA include • Tea Directorate • Sugar Directorate • Coffee Directorate • Horticultural Crops Directorate • Pyrethrum and other Industrial Crops Directorate • Fibre Crops Directorate • Nuts and Oil Crops Directorate • Food Crops Directorate • Fisheries Directorate
Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Tea house, Naivasha Road, off Ngong Road, P.O. Box 37962 – 00200 Nairobi; Tel.: 3872421/3872497/3874445/6; Mobile: 0722-200556/0734-600994; Wireless: 020-2536869/2536886; Telefax: 3862120/3876337 Website: www.agricultureauthority.go.ke Email: info@agricultureauthority.go.ke

About the Authority

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (AFFA) is a state corporation established through an Act of Parliament specifically, under section 3 of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act of 2013. The Act consolidates the laws on the regulation and promotion of agriculture and makes provision for the respective roles of the national and county governments in agriculture and related matters,

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Our Mandate

The mandate of the Authority is to: (1) Administer the Crops Act, and the Fisheries Act in accordance with the provisions of these Acts. (2) Promote best practices and regulate, the production, processing and marketing of agricultural and aquatic products. (3)Collect, collate data and maintain a database on agricultural and aquatic products. (4) Determine the research priorities in agriculture and aquaculture.

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Former Institutions

The Authority is the successor of former regulatory institutions in the sector that were merged into Directorates under the Authority, with the commencement of Crops Act, 2013 on 1st August 2014, including; (1) Coffee Board of Kenya, (2) Sugar Board of Kenya, (3) Tea Board of Kenya, (4) Coconut Development Authority, (5) Cotton Development Authority, (5)Sisal Board of Kenya, (6) Pyrethrum Board

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Nuts and Oil Crops

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Commodity Prices

COMMODITY PRICES IN KSHS. AS AT 30/03/2015
CEREALS: Dry Maize per Bag: Nairobi 2,400 Mombasa 2,500 Kisumu 3,200 Kitui 2,500 Eldoret 2,200
Finger Millet per Bag: Nairobi 7,200 Mombasa 7,900 Kitui 6,800 Kisumu 7,200 Eldoret 7,200
Sorghum per Bag: Nairobi 4,000 Mombasa 2,700 Kitui 4,050 Kisumu 3,600 Eldoret 5,400
Wheat per Bag: Eldoret 3,400
ROOTS & TUBERS: Red Irish Potatoes per 50kg Bag: Nairobi 2,300 Mombasa 3,000 Kisumu 2,600 Kitui 3,000 Eldoret 2,000
White Irish Potatoes per 50 kg Bag: Nairobi 2,400 Mombasa 3,500 Kisumu 2,600, Kitui 3,000 Eldoret 1,800
Cassava Fresh per Bag: Nairobi 2,200 Mombasa 1,250 Kisumu 2,100 Kitui 1,000
Sweet Potatoes per Bag: Nairobi 3,400 Mombasa 3,100 Nakuru 3,000 Kisumu 2,500 Kitui 5,000 Eldoret 2,300
Eggs (Tray): Nairobi 300 Mombasa 330 Kisumu 300 Kitui 300 Eldoret 360
KALES Per 50kg bag: Nairobi 2,800 Mombasa 3,500 Kisumu 3,200 Kitui 700 Eldoret 1,800
Capsicums Per 50kg bag: Nairobi 3,200 Mombasa 2,250 Kisumu 2,600 Eldoret 3,000
Sugar 50kg Bag: Ex-factory Price range 3,300 – 3,600