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Looking for a reliable market for your avocados and fruits? We have you covered, says Biofarms

With an ever-growing demand for the avocado, as well as other fruits, this horticultural firm partners with farmers to meet this demand by providing market…

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…

Bixa, The colouring crop can add Value to farmers lives

This special plant produces 70 per cent of the worlds natural food colours and has the potential to earn farmers good money BY MAZERA NDURYA …

Details of the transport of kenyan flowers by sea to be unveiled this week during IFTEX

After a three-year break, Nairobi is set to host the multi-billion-dollar global flower industry fraternity for a three-day International Flower Trade & Exhibition, IFTEX, that…

Smallholder farmers to get boost worth $1.5 billion to avert food crisis

With the disruption of food supplies arising from the Russia-Ukraine war, Africa now faces a shortage of at least 30 million metric tons of food,…

Kenyan government should reduce high fertilizer prices to boost food security

Nelson Maina: Kenyan-based agriculture expert Kenya’s cost of living has hit unprecedented highs with prices of basic commodities being out of reach for many citizens….

Financing is the key to Kenya’s food security.

According to studies conducted by the UN two billion people did not access safe and nutritious food in 2019. Additionally, more than 650 million people…

World Bank working to help with food security

Exciting news as the World Bank announces it will give Kenya $200 million to improve food security and development. Senior Agriculture economis at the World…

Shamba Pride receives Funding

The Kenyan Agri-tech start-up Shamba Pride raised US$1.1 million in funding from Seedstars Africa Ventures and Gray Matters Capital. The firm hops this will enable…

O-Farms is still receiving accelerator program applications!

O-Farms is a SME accelerator that focuses on circular agribusiness. Their main focus is to make circularity a mainstream approach for improved rural livelihoods and…

Agriculture Hub launched in Eldoret

The launch of an Agricultural Hub in Eldoret was led by The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPD) Chairman, Mutea Iringo. Five more are to…

Kenyan logistics start-up Amitruck raises seed funding in efforts to expand within Africa

Amitruck is a digital trucking logistics company that raised US$4 million through seed funding to expand across Africa. San Francisco-based VC firm Better Tomorrow Ventures…