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Month: October 2021

Bales of Hay supplied in Wajir

Pastoralists in the Wajir Central Ward at Makoror Center are to receive 10,000 bales of hay soon. The governor of Wajir Ahmed Ali Mukhtar set…

Pest and diseases that affect passion fruits

Nearly all passion fruit growing areas in Kenya are infested with the woodiness viral disease, USAid-Kaves says. This and other pests and diseases limit the…

Women centered Beekeeping

Beekeeping is a globally profitable industry. In areas around the world various ways are explored in the keeping of bees and harvesting of honey as…

Irrigation in Tana River

The severe drought in the country has especially affected people in semi-arid areas like Tana River. The Government is planning an irrigation project to help…

Avocado seedlings provided in Kisii and Nyamira

Kisii and Nyamira county avocado farmers have recently been celebrating the supply of about 18,000 Hass avocado seedlings. The Dagoretti North Legislator Simba Arati was…

How did these dairy farmers get new machinery?

Dairy farmers in Nyeri County will soon increase the quality and quantity of their milk production due to new machinery. The farmers affiliated with Kieni…

Small Irrigation and Value Addition Project

The Government has handed over Small Irrigation and Value Addition Project (SIVAP) sites in Galole Constituency to contractors. The successful bidders are expected to assemble…

Dragon fruit of life

Retailing at between Ksh1,000 and Ksh2,000 per kilo, the Dragon Fruit has been attracting interest from numerous people, many shocked at what this pinkish, leathery,…

AgriBiz Program

On March 6th 2020, the European Union, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (Danida), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Kenya Climate Innovation Center…

Livestock-Off-Take Program

Marsabit has begun the awaited Lovestock Off-take programme in efforts to help farmers deal with the major drought. The principal secretary of the State department…

Fish Oil Tanker Intercepted

Fish oil tanker intercepted by Greenpeace in efforts to safeguard livelihoods in West Africa. On the 7th of October in Senegal, a group of activists…

Transportation of Tea via SGR

Tea grown in the Mt Kenya region will be transported from Nairobi to Mombasa using the SGR (Strandard Gauge Railway). Peter Munya, CS for Agriculture…

Kisii to farm Jumbo Avocado

Kisii County is urging their farmers to consider Jumbo avocados as a new crop to invest in. The growing demand of the crop globally can…

Kericho County reviving sugarcane sector

The County Government of Kericho has stepped up efforts to revive sugarcane farming in the County. Through a Public-Private Partnership initiative in establishing a sugar…

African Women Farmers adapting to climate change

iAs of the 6th of October an estimated 2.1 million Kenyans face starvation due to the drought taking place in half the country. As a…

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