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Unga Group expands Amana product line to satisfy growing demand for nutritious consumer staples

By Zablon Oyugi Unga Group Limited, a prominent Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) listed firm, has unveiled an ambitious plan to satisfy the ever-growing demand among…

Maize farmers get high yielding maize seed variety

By David Kipkorir Kenya seed Group of Companies has launched a new maize variety H533 suitable for medium & lowland areas. Speaking recently, the Chairperson…

Why Kenya’s cost of agricultural production is so high

By Bernadette Murgor Maize, whether as grain or flour, is the staple food in most Kenyan homes. Without it, there is literally no food! Yet…

Woes in Nakuru due to poor maize harvest

Nakuru county is a regular when it comes to high maize production. However current predictions have the county anticipating a poor harvest for the crop….

Plans for maize flour subsidy

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya promised to conduct an audit of millers contracted to provide subsidized maize. On Wednesday, a day after the general election, CS…

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…

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…

Maize purchase price goes up to Sh3000!

Maize farmers across the country are in celebration as the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) increase the purchasing price for a 90kg bag of…