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Horticulture exports to triple in a few years

Kenyan horticultural growers last year earned Ksh153 billion in exports, yet the country exports only 10 per cent of its potential for some commodities. But…

Bomet Governor promises to improve ease of Agriculture

The Governor of Bomet, Hillary Barchok has taken office for his second term and his first actions are within to fight poverty and turning around…

Coffee sector in Kirinyaga puts hopes in new government

Coffee farmers in Kirinyaga are hopeful that the new government will help save their sector. Farmers from the area believe that coffee farming is highly…

Strategy to boost African trade unveiled

By Bernadette Murgor Kenyan farmers and agribusiness stakeholders across the value chain can now to take advantage of the trial phase of a continental market….

An innovative initiative to transform African agriculture

The African Agricultural Transformation Initiative is set to enable successful execution of strategic agricultural interventions As the current crises and disruption in food networks lay…

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…

Agriculture sector during election period

As the entire nation watches one of the most important weeks unfold, farmers hope for much needed change. The general election in Kenya allows for…

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…

Kenya and the Netherlands strengthens transportation of flowers by sea by signing a Framework of Cooperation

NAIROBI, 30 MAY 2022 – The signing of the framework of cooperation between Kenya Flower  Council and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands…

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….

Ground African crickets to be used to fortify porridge, experts say..

By Mwangi Mumero The insect is said to be rich in crude protein, fat, essential amino acids, minerals, and vitamins Ground African crickets can now…

West Pokot distributes maize seeds

The county of West Pokot has begun distribution of 381 tons (381,000kgs) of certified maize seeds to all wards. This effort is in readiness for…

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…