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KTDA announces monthly green leaf payment increase for farmers

Tea farmers to be paid monthly for green leaf delivered to KTDA By Musa Radoli The Kenya Tea Smallholdings Farmers contracted to supply the Kenya…

Small-scale farmers in developing countries aided to mitigate climate change

Small-scale farmers in developing countries will supported to better adapt to climate change and further reduce highly polluting methane emissions. By Smart Farmer Reporter The…

Agriculture sector to get $7 Billion pie from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  

 Agriculture sector is among other critical areas that will benefit from $7 billion support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation over the next four…

CABI BioProtection Portal records one million visitors

A portal that has vital information for growers about how to select, use and source the right product for crop productivity has reached a million…

Capital fund for agribusiness in Taita Taveta

A Sh5.1 billion capital fund in Taita Taveta County has women and youth groups in agriculture hopeful for the future. by Luther Osier A field…

How Uganda has been Kenya’s quiet food lifeline for decades

 Uganda has for a long time been a great aid in the conversation around Kenya’s food supply. By Musa Radoli The huge, empty spaces in…

African Development Bank and Partners Launch $520 Million Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones to Transform Nigeria’s Agriculture

  Nigeria on Monday began its long journey to end hunger and achieve food security by launching the Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ), a program…

Farmers in Laikipia move in droves to register for fertilizer purchases

The final week of September saw more than 100 farmers in the county show up to register. Consequently, this saw the allocation of 550 get…

DP Gachagua clears afforestation claims

by Luther Osier Deputy President Gachagua recently cleared the record on what he shared in regards to the Pelis system. “Last week in Baringo, I…

eProd and LendXS in partnership to boost agribusinesses

Agribusinesses, aggregators, and food processors will now be able to better respond to market demands and address the management challenges they face when procuring commodities…

IFAD grant funded by the EU leads digital revolution in five African countries

To harness the development benefits of using mobile channels to send and receive remittances, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today its…

iProcure secures $10.2M funding

Data-driven agriculture input supply company iProcure has secured $10.2million series B funding. A diverse group of international investors led by Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) were responsible…

Sh100m Fish Farming project

Fish farming in Nyanza and Eastern parts of Kenya just received a huge boost through a Sh100m pilot project. Lattice Aquaculture are behind the project with…

Agriculture sector celebrates 63m€ from AfDB

In the middle of last month Kenya confirmed the approval of a 63 million Euro loan from the Africa Development Bank. The loan will work…

Save the date: Agricultural machinery event tailormade for small-and-medium scale farmers in the offing

By Clifford Akumu Kenyan farmers and stakeholders will get an opportunity to view, experience and access the latest in Italian agricultural innovations, mechanisation and technologies…