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Northern Kenya pastoralists, farmers to benefit from Kenya-United Arab Emirates deal to expand the meat export market

Farmers and pastoralists drawn from northern Kenya counties are poised to benefit from a trade deal between the country and the United Arab Emirates that…

Leading global tea buyers reject appointment of new director of Toror Tea Factory, a KTDA factory integrity concerns

Leading global tea buyers such as Lipton Teas and Infusions and Finlays have in writing rejected the appointment of Mr. John Chebochok, the newly elected…

Vegetable centre opens new page on agro-ecological farming needs

Production of safe and sustainable vegetables in Kenya will go a notch higher following the release by the World Vegetable Center of a new manual…

Boost for program aimed at restoring Mount Kenya landscape biodiversity for the benefit of over 50,000 smallholders

A program aimed at restoring Mout Kenya landscape biodiversity for the benefit of more than 50,000 smallholder farmers has received a major financial boost. This…

AfCFTA, Mastercard and TradeMark Africa launch four-year fisheries program to empower women and youth in Africa

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and TradeMark Africa, has announced a four-year fisheries program to be…

Soybeans Cell-Tech inoculant to boost yields for East, South African farmers

Soybeans farmers from East and South Africa are poised to benefit from a Cell-Tech inoculant that can enhance nitrogen fixation, increasing yield potential as planting…

Fact sheet on Kenya Alpine dairy goat breed

From the drought-resistant Galla goat breed, native to Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somalia, to the smaller, pet-friendly Nigerian Dwarf Goats and the larger breeds like…

New report: Kenya could eradicate poverty, achieve economic prosperity by 2050 with agriculture at the centre of the transformations

A “Giant Leap” could end poverty in Kenya within a generation and bring economic prosperity with agriculture sector at the centre of the transformations, a…

Insect industry innovator, All Things Bugs receives world first US patent for insects as sustainable protein

All Things Bugs LLC, the world’s leading innovator in the insect industry, today announced that it has received a US patent for its unique production…

Kenya to pilot Indonesian carbon data project, to enable the country assess its carbon credit assets

Indonesian tech company Aeroterra and Eldera Matadata Presisi has been selected to execute a pilot project that will assess the value of Kenya’s carbon credit…

Kitui farmers record increased yields, improved resilience by adopting regenerative agriculture practices

Smallholder farmers in Kitui County have experienced significant success by adopting regenerative agriculture practices, thanks to the Strengthening Regenerative Agriculture (STRAK) program. This initiative, introduced…

AU, ILRI join forces to produce first-ever guidelines to help governments address food safety challenges

The African Union (AU) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have joined forces to  produce first-ever guidelines poised help governments improve food safety by…

The Government announces plans to introduce carbon credit trading in the flower sector

In a move set to boost revenue for flower farmers and increase foreign exchange earnings for the country, Kenya has announced plans to introduce carbon…

Call for Nominations for the 2024 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is thrilled to announce that nominations are officially open for the 2024 AWIEF Awards. This prestigious event…