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Category: Agribusiness

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…

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,…

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…