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Kenyan farmers reaping big from rearing Galla goats

The Galla goats are able to survive with little food resources By Zablon Oyugi If you are looking for a livestock farming business in Kenya…

Improving farmers’ access to finance with Agri-fintechs

Studies show that nearly 23% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP comes from agriculture By Emmanuel Murai The importance of agriculture in Africa cannot be overstated. Studies…

Kenyan rangeland farmers opt for climate-smart sheep

Dorper, a breed developed in South Africa, has become a sensation among many Kenyan farmers especially in dry areas By Zablon Oyugi The weather patterns…

DP Gachagua clears afforestation claims

by Luther Osier Deputy President Gachagua recently cleared the record on what he shared in regards to the Pelis system. “Last week in Baringo, I…

President Ruto’s UNGA address

On the 21st of September President William Ruto gave an address to the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) on a number of environmental…

Horticulture exports to triple in a few years

Kenyan horticultural growers last year earned Ksh153 billion in exports, yet the country exports only 10 per cent of its potential for some commodities. By…

ICRISAT uses X-ray to assess peanuts’ quality

The study led by a team of researchers from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Fraunhofer Development Center for X-ray Technology…

Greenpeace Africa Calls on Kenya’s President Elect to Lower Food Prices and Take Climate Action Seriously

On the 7th of September 2022, Greenpeace Africa congratulated William Samoei Ruto of Kenya Kwanza coalition upon his election as the 5th president of the…

Bomet Governor promises to improve ease of Agriculture

The Governor of Bomet, Hillary Barchok has taken office for his second term and his first actions are within to fight poverty and turning around…

Coffee sector in Kirinyaga puts hopes in new government

Coffee farmers in Kirinyaga are hopeful that the new government will help save their sector. Farmers from the area believe that coffee farming is highly…

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…

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…

World Bank working to help with food security

Exciting news as the World Bank announces it will give Kenya $200 million to improve food security and development. Senior Agriculture economis at the World…

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….

New Warehouse Receipt System

A warehouse receipt system for Farmers and agro-processors across the country is finally here. The new Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) aims to assist alleviate the…