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Kenyan farmers in limbo as China reduces manufacture of fertilisers

The reduction of manufacture and use of chemical fertilizers by China is likely to impact negatively Kenyan farmers who are perennially grappling with a shortage…

NCPB distributes subsidized fertilizer to farmers

Farmers can now access subsidized fertilizer by visiting the nearest National Cereals and Produce Board depots within their regions, following the distribution of over 300,000…

Farmers in Laikipia move in droves to register for fertilizer purchases

The final week of September saw more than 100 farmers in the county show up to register. Consequently, this saw the allocation of 550 get…

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….

Fertilizer costs subsidized to almost half

The launch of Subsidized fertilizers has begun across the country as the rainy season draws closer. Agriculture CS Mr Peter Munya oversaw the process at…

Furore as fertiliser price rises

Fertilizer is an essential factor for most if not all farmers. Therefore, the furor that many are in over the recent price increase is understandable….

E-voucher system to root out cartels

The distribution of subsidised fertiliser should not lock out large-scale food producers. Players in the agricultural sector have said that the e-voucher system, which is expected to eliminate the cartels