The Ministry of Agriculture, has signed an agreement with five Coastal county governments to enhance incomes from fishing in the areas.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, has signed an agreement with five Coastal county governments to enhance incomes from fishing in the areas. Read more…

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The power of unified digital agricultural services

Digital agricultural services can be valuable in multiple ways to the cultivating smallholders and a range of other stakeholders in the agriculture sector. However these services are largely offered independently and somewhat in silos. Read more….

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Request for comments/views on The Crops (Tea Industry) Regulations

Comments/Views to reach the ministry not later than 14 days from the date of publication of this notice. Click the link to download. The crops (Tea industry ) Regulations

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Agriculture Ministry proposes guidelines to ensure stability in the food supply chain during COVID-19 pandemic

The Ministry of Agriculture in Kenya has developed protocols and guidelines to facilitate operations within the food supply chain. Read more…

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New KPCU starts Coffee Cherry fund disbursement

The New Kenya planters Cooperative Union (New KPCU ) has begun the disbursement of the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund. Agriculture CS Peter Munya announced this when he visited the New KPCU Dandora mills. Read more…

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Meet the 20 year old hydroponic expert

The average age of a Kenyan farmer is 59 years while the average age of the consumer is 17 years. As President Uhuru Kenyatta gave this information during the last Nairobi International Trade Fair popularly known as the Nairobi Show, reality dawned on many people that the youth are mostly consumers of agricultural produce.  […]

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THE FUTURE OF KENYA IN FARMING IS NOT AGRICULTURE BUT AGRIBUSINESS

Kenya is a farm lover’s dream: abundant uncultivated arable land, tropical climates that permit long growing seasons; a young labor force; and an expanding population that provides a readily available market for produce consumption. Read more

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Government to establish 1000 demonstration farms on BT cotton

The  National government plans to establish one thousand cotton demonstration farms in 23 cotton-growing counties ahead of the commercialisation of BT cotton. Read more…

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Ready market for sunflower and soya farmers in Nakuru

Nakuru county government’s Ministry of Agriculture, has partnered with Bidco Africa in an effort to increase the production of oil crops through contract farming through a project dubbed, ‘Enhancing productivity of sunflower and soya beansfor smallholder and large-scale farmers’. Read more ….

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CABI launches portal to promote use of safer bio products in farming

The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) launched a free-to- use dedicated online resource aimed at raising awareness of environmentally friendly biocontrol and biopesticide products  and promoting their uptake by growers, their advisors and farmers. Read more…

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