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Category: Agribusiness

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…

Drought affected farmers in Nandi receive insurance payout

On February, 15 2022 APA Insurance announced a Ksh-12 million initial insurance payout to farmers in Nandi for 2021 losses. The leading insurance company was…

Rafiki Microfinance Bank and CFAO Kenya ltd. offer farmers access to capital

At the end of the first week of the year, CFAO Kenya limited and Rafiki Microfinance Bank partnered to offer farmers an option to purchase…

Tea Farmers receive their payment from KTDA

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) instituted a number of changes at the end of last year, for example, payments of farmers moved from the…

Affordable credit to help battle climate change

Affordable credit is a need in the world of agribusiness and Family Bank has understood this need. The bank has committed Sh6 billion in affordable…

Beekeeping as a way to sweeten farmers pockets in Nyahururu

Members of the Losogwa village in Nyahururu are moving towards beekeeping for increased income. A visit by an agronomist encouraged the members of the area…

How to take a dairy farming loan, and what you need to know.

Perhaps you have all the money you need to start your new farm business. If so, good luck. If not, then you will have to…

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…

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…

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…

The two winners of the Heifer International AYuTe African Challenge

Jehiel Oliver, is the founder and chief executive officer of Hello Tractor. A Kenyan company that has become famous across Africa as the ‘Uber of…

Benefits of vertical farming

At the age of nine, Josephine Favre uttered the words of her passionate dream:  “When I grow up, I am going to feed Africa.” Interestingly,…

Sale-leaseback model taking over

On the 31st of August, two pioneering digital real-estate companies found a buyer and seller … in each other. EasyKnock’s residential sale-leaseback company acquired Farmland…

Tea farmers taking charge of sub-sector

Appointed to the Agriculture ministry in January last year, Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya promised to reform the tea sub-sector. Then, the tea industry was controlled…

SMEs get 30 percent insurance premium reduction

Insurance Premium Reduction in South Africa The Standard Bank’s small-scale business and agriculture customers in South Africa can breathe a sigh of relief. Moreover, the…