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Fish Cage farming in Lake Victoria

Low fish stock in Lake Victoria has become a blessing in disguise as fish cage farming increases on the lake, that is expected to lead…

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…

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…

Nyeri Government provides farmers with equipment

The Government of Nyeri provided farmers in Thegu River ward with farm equipment recently. The equipment includes: 14 chaff cutters, 10 forage choppers and 3…

Farmers battling unpredictable rainfall in Marakwet

The planting schedule for farmers in Elegeyo Marakwet was interrupted by irregular rainfall. As a result of this, farmers are opting for drought resistant crops….

Farmers in Samburu receive funds

A large number of farmers have received benefit from Sh1.02.5 million that the World Bank and national government have disbursed. The National Agricultural and Rural…

KTDA to make second payment to farmers

Factory directors from the 54 Kenya Tea Development Agencies(KDTA)-managed factories will from 20th September 2021 hold meetings to review and approve the factories’ annual audited…

Beekeeping as the new profitable trade in Kenya

Kenya has a rising demand for honey. Inhabitants of semi-arid areas have been advised to take up beekeeping as a source of income. So why…

Pasture seeds distributed in Narok

Narok Farmers are relieved after the county government gave out pasture seeds worth Sh1.8 million. This was done through Agriculture Sector Development Support Programme Phase…

Turkana irrigation site handover

Turkana irrigation site handover CEC Phillip Aemun from the Turkana County Agriculture saw over the location handover for the proposed Kapelbok Spate irrigation project in…

On-farm-feed formulation reduces dairy farmers’ costs by 50 per cent

When Alfred Korir started dairy farming in Nakuru County, he was confident that he would make hefty profits. However, the 68-year-old retired teacher would be…

Dutch Ambassador Roots For Youth Role in Agriculture

The Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya, Maarten Brouwer, met with Tharaka Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki last month and discussed agriculture and how it can be used…

Turkana County partners with Israel on food security and water supply

Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok and the Israeli Ambassador to Kenya, Mr Oded Joseph, in the first week of August agreed on a partnership to boost…

Farmers in Elgeyo-Marakwet to get Ksh250,000 each to revive pyrethrum growing

Elgeyo-Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos 22nd February, struck a deal with Dan Church Aid (DCA) and the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) to revive…

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