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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…

Brazilian Viatina-19 enters Guinness World Record as the new world’s most expensive cow

A Brazilian Viatina-19 FIV Mara Movéis, a three-year-old Nelore cow breed has entered Guinness World Records as the most expensive cow ever sold at auction….

CFAO Kenya Limited opens new CASE IH parts shop in Nairobi to enhance accessibility for farmers

CFAO Kenya Limited, the appointed distributor of CASE IH tractors, parts, and services, is pleased to announce the opening of its new parts shop in…

Ethiopian export lobby and TradeMark develop e-learning plan for horticulture

The Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA), in collaboration with TradeMark Africa, has signed an agreement to develop comprehensive e-learning and knowledge management systems tailored…

Kenya breaks ground on first sustainable garment factory with a $1.83M green industrial revolution

The world’s first green industrial garment factory has broken ground in Athi River EPZ, with a $530,000 investment from the United States Agency for International…

Youth groups clean up Kenyan coast ahead of World Plastic Free Day

Nine youth-led enterprises have collected over 23 tonnes of plastic waste in an ambitious move to combat marine pollution on the Kenyan coast. The youth…

Race against time: Farmers, operators in tight deadline to comply with EU deforestation regulations

Affected commodities will not be allowed into the EU if land used for production was deforested after 2020. Proof must be given by deadline As…

Mastercard Foundation launches agribusiness challenge, calls for proposals from African SMEs

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Resilience and Prosperity has launched an Agribusiness Challenge Fund, calling for proposals from agricultural SMEs that can create work opportunities…

President Ruto vows action against fertiliser fraudsters, assures farmers of sufficient stock

“There is sufficient stock of good quality fertiliser to meet farmers’ demand”, President William Ruto assured this week, while warning unscrupulous traders behind fake fertiliser…

A stoic parade of bulls, fit for the president

They were majestic, huge, sturdy, and strong, beautiful to look at. One by one they came. The Boran, Sahiwal, Jersey, Ayrshire, Friesian, Guernsey, and Magic50…

EAGC, TMA launch project to boost grains export in East Africa

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) and Trademark Africa (TMA) have launched a three-year project to facilitate export-oriented staple grains trade in Kenya, Tanzania, and…

Conservation farming has increased grower’s maize from 10 to 36 bags per acre

This farming technique helps farmers to maintain and boost yields and increase profits, while reversing land degradation, protecting the environment and responding to growing challenges…

East Africa smallholder farmers to benefit from banana breeding pact

Small-scale farmers in East Africa and their families are set to benefit from a transformative banana breeding project. This follows a pact between the International…

Tech-driven mechanization initiative 

A latest report by Heifer International, a global nonprofit working to end hunger and poverty through sustainable farming, has indicated that tens of thousands of…

AGRA achieves significant milestone in empowering young women in agriculture

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has achieved a significant milestone in its mission to empower young women in agriculture, following a…