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Maize per Ext bag (115Kg) : Nairobi Kshs 3,200 – Kisumu Kshs 2,400 –
Mombasa Kshs 4,800 – Nakuru Kshs 1,800 – Eldoret Kshs 3,000 – Isiolo
Kshs 1,500 – Kitale Kshs 3,000

By |October 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on

KENYA TEA INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JUNE 2019

PRODUCTION

Tea
production for the month of June 2019 decreased to 42.42 Million Kgs compared
to 43.29 Million Kgs recorded during the corresponding month of 2018. Lower
production was attributed to less precipitation recorded in the tea growing
regions particularly in the East of Rift, consequent to which the region’s
output declined from 13.07 Million Kgs to 11.97 Million Kgs. […]

By |August 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KENYA TEA INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JUNE 2019

KENYA TEA INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR MAY 2019

PRODUCTION

Tea
production for the month of May 2019 decreased to 37.75 Million Kgs compared to
43.35 Million Kgs recorded during the corresponding month of 2018. Lower production was
attributed to less precipitation recorded in the West of Rift, consequent to
which the region’s output declined from 28.03 Million Kgs to 23.41 Million Kgs.
Production within the East of Rift […]

By |August 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KENYA TEA INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR MAY 2019

KENYA TEA INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR MARCH 2019

PRODUCTION

Tea
production for the month of March 2019 decreased to 26.46 Million Kgs compared
to 30.98 Million Kgs recorded during the corresponding month of 2018. Lower production was largely attributed to drier
weather conditions and delayed onset of ‘long rains’ season experienced in all the
tea growing areas during the period up to March. The most affected region […]

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EU to fund Kenyan smallholder agribusinesses in latest boost for agriculture

Smallholder agribusinesses in the region could gain easier access to credit after the European Union (EU) offered Ksh5.7 billion (€50 million) for a financing scheme through a facility known as Kenya Agriculture Value Chain Facility.Read more…

By |June 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on EU to fund Kenyan smallholder agribusinesses in latest boost for agriculture

positioning to reap from the avocado boom

Kiambu County is positioning itself to reap from the expected avocado boom expected after the signing of an agreement between Kenya and China for the supply of avocados. Joseph Kamau the CEC Agriculture in Kiambu says the County through the leadership of Governor Ferdinand Waititu is making deliberate efforts to improve avocado production in the […]

By |June 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on positioning to reap from the avocado boom

Fun and cash on the school farm

Pupils of St Teresa Kanyange Academy in Othaya, Nyeri feed pigs they keep in their school farm. They also grow various vegetables and napier grass for their four cows that offer them milk.Read more…

By |June 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Fun and cash on the school farm

World Bank approves $750 million to support Kenya’s reforms in agriculture, fiscal management

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $750 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support the Government of Kenya’s reforms to enhance inclusive growth, accelerate poverty reduction and achieve its Vision 2030 objective of becoming a middle-income industrialized country. Read more…

By |June 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on World Bank approves $750 million to support Kenya’s reforms in agriculture, fiscal management

Small holder farmers urged to embrace mechanised farming

Small holder farmers in the country have been urged to leverage on technology and mechanised agriculture to boost production and increase the quality of their produce. The  Chairman  to  Toyota Tsusho East Africa Limited, Amb. Dennis  Awori said the notion that mechanisation was only for those engaging in large-scale farming was both misguided and a […]

By |March 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Small holder farmers urged to embrace mechanised farming

Top 10 Exports in Kenya

Kenya’s main exports are horticultural products, coffee, and tea with the United Kingdom (UK) being Kenya’s second most important export destination.Kenya accounts for 27 percent of the fresh produce and 56 percent of the black tea market in the UK becoming the 107th largest export economy in the world.Read more…

By |March 5th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Top 10 Exports in Kenya