Tea farmers in Murang’a have warned Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) against deducting part of this year’s bonus to service its loans.

Tea prices improve amidst low global supplies

Tea prices at the Mombasa Auction have improved by about 30 percent in a span of two trading months since July 2020, gaining favorably from the worst prices last recorded since 2007. The average price...

Ndhiwa zone sugarcane farmers urged to form unions

Sugarcane farmers in Ndhiwa Sub-county have been urged to form unions in order to champion their rights with Sukari Industry. More than 50,000 farmers in Ndhiwa sugarcane zone, comprising Ndhiwa, Rangwe and Homa Bay Town sub-counties...
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Weatherman warns of floods in Rift Valley region

The Kenya Meteorological Department has warmed of storms and floods in Rift Valley region, in the coming month of October following the continued rising of lake waters in the region. In its forecast for the...
AGRA AGRICULTURE REPORT 2020

2020 Agriculture Status Report unveiled at AGRF summit

The 2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR) was launched Tuesday at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) virtual summit in Kigali, Rwanda. This year's AASR focuses on Feeding Africa’s Cities by assessing the opportunities, challenges and policies...

KEMFRI backs aquaculture to increase fish production as demand soars

The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KEMFRI) says the country will have to increase fish production to at least 100 million fingerlings annually to meet the rising demand. The latest data by the institute...

CS Munya chides KTDA for promoting propaganda on tea regulations

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has said Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) is spreading propaganda among farmers in order to reject the proposed new tea regulations. Speaking on Sunday when he met representatives drawn...
West Africa’s path to resilience and SDGs through agroecology

West Africa’s path to resilience and SDGs through agroecology

West Africa has all the ingredients to become a “global frontrunner in agroecology”, with the dual crises of climate change and COVID-19 creating a unique opportunity to transform the region's food systems. These are the...
Government launches agribusiness partnership framework

Government launches agribusiness partnership framework

The government has launched the Country Agribusiness Partnership Framework (CAP-F) tool to support the growth of the country’s agribusiness sector. The framework will foster effective coordination between the private sector, Government, farmers and other non-State...
Government decries low recovery of Uwezo Fund loans

Government decries low recovery of Uwezo Fund loans

The government has decried low loan repayment of the Uwezo Fund loans, which it has attributed to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Trans Nzoia County Director of Youth Affairs, Dennis Chemonges while speaking on...
KMFRI develops new products to support fish value chain

KMFRI develops new products to support fish value chain

The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) has developed new products to improve fish value chain in the country. The products which include minced fish, fish samosa, fish sausages, fish fingers, fish gel, smoked...
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