fbpx
Archive

Category: News

How Coffee farmers can get Cherry Fund advance pay for their crop

Cherry advance loan was one of the strategies which will see coffee farmers acquiring loans to improve their farming By Musa Radoli The Coffee Cherry…

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…

Kenya to host international Poultry Expo next year

Kenya is set to host an international poultry expo next year.  HPP Exhibitions is organizing the event slated for May 23-25, 2023, at the Sarit…

What those who attended COP27 had to say

Voices from the concluded COP27 “COP27 was meant to be the “African COP” but the needs of African people have been obstructed throughout. Loss and…

Whole Grain Impact on Global Food Security

By David Kamau and Peiman Milani The world is facing a global food crisis like none other, with food prices at historic highs, supply chains…

Farmers file court case to stop punitive seed laws

By Smart Farmer Reporter A public interest litigation filed by 15 farmers representing many other smallholder farmers across the country calling for an amendment of…

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…

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…

Sigh of relief for arthritis sufferers as new research shows promise for cure

Huge progress as new research shows that ginger may be the key to aiding arthritis sufferers. By David Kipkorir People suffering from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid…

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…

Strike at Kenya Airways costing horticulture sector Sh200m daily loss, says CS

The horticulture sector is losing Ksh200 million on average every day, due to the ongoing strike by Kenya Airways pilots, which has seen several tons…

About 44pc of pesticides used in Kenya are banned in Europe

About 44 per cent of the total volume of pesticides used in Kenya are banned in Europe, said a German non-governmental organisation, The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung (HBS),…

More than 16 million children in Kenya face climate disaster and poverty

More than 16 million children across Kenya are living with the dual impacts of poverty and the climate emergency, new research shows. By Clifford Akumu…

GMO maize seeds to be released for planting in next year’s long rains season

Several farmers will be able to access certified GMO maize seeds for planting during the 2023 long rains season, once 11 metric tonnes of the…

Yatta Mp teams up with Thika Cloths Mills to boost cotton production

A partnership between Yatta Mp, Robert Basil and Thika-based industrialist company is working to boost cotton farming in the area. by Luther Osier This comes…