Country has enough Maize,says Agriculture CS Bett

The Government has fought off reports of insufficient maize supplies and maintained that a 2kg packet of flour should not retail at more than Ksh.115.Read more..

By |January 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Country has enough Maize,says Agriculture CS Bett

Making a fortune from strawberry farming

The sky is clear as we drive from Eldoret town towards Kaptagat in Ainabkoi, some 16km away.
Our destination is on an eight-acre farm in Teltet village where farmer Isaac Chumba grows strawberry, among other crop.Read more…

By |January 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Making a fortune from strawberry farming

Kenya ranked top for agriculture innovations

Kenya has been rated among leading nations in innovative agriculture. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said the move by several universities and other institutions of higher learning in Kenya to embrace Farmer Field School (FFS) initiatives had made Kenya climb the ladder among 90 countries. Read more…

By |December 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Kenya ranked top for agriculture innovations

Why agriculture in Africa needs digital transformation

Scientists are now calling for a technological transformation in how Africans undertake agricultural production. With almost three quarters of the workforce on the continent focussed on agriculture, such a change could lead to rapid innovation.Read more…

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Kenya signs agriculture bilateral deals with Ireland

Ireland and Kenya have signed bilateral agreements and grants aimed at boosting the agricultural sector.

Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, who also visited Somalia and Ethiopia earlier in the week, presented a five-year plan on Ireland and Kenya to collaborate in agriculture.Read more…

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9th to 10th November, 2017 exhibition during the JKUAT Tech Expo. Visit the Coffee Directorate stand to know more about Coffee Kenya while enjoying a cup of freshly brewed Kenyan coffee.

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19th to 22nd April, 2018: Global Specialty Coffee Expo former SCAA in Seattle Washington – USA. Booth number 2419

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The Amsterdam produce show and conference (Nov 15-17 2017)

Visit us at the Amsterdam Produce show and conference to learn more about the Kenya horticulture industry.

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Maize subsidy extended as rains delay harvesting

The State’s subsidised maize flour programme will continue until there are sufficient stocks of the commodity, the Agriculture ministry has said.Read more…

By |September 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Maize subsidy extended as rains delay harvesting

Lower sugar price linked to sharp rise in imports

A sharp rise in sugar imports since June has helped lower prices of the commodity even as local millers battle the effects of cane shortage.Sugar imports more than doubled in June to 41,600 tonnes from 19,573 tonnes the previous month, data by the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) showed.Read more…

By |September 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Lower sugar price linked to sharp rise in imports