Safe food practices necessary to safeguard consumers

Access to sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food is key to sustaining life and promoting good health, thus the government is currently implementing a bio-control technology Aflasafe to effectively reduce contamination of the...
EU pledges Ksh 574M towards Kenya's food security agenda

UN: 17pc of all food available at consumer levels is wasted

An estimated 931 million tonnes of food, or 17% of total food available to consumers in 2019, went into the waste bins of households, retailers, restaurants and other food services, according to new UN...

Covid-19 brings out resilience of Kenya’s flower industry

Last year at the height of COVID-19 the Kenya flower industry was grappling with a cocktail of threats that had taken a toll on production including tough weather conditions, pests attacks and limited cargo...
Coastal region to benefit from enhanced waste collection technology

Coastal region to benefit from enhanced waste collection technology

PETCO Kenya and World-Wide Fund Kenya (WWF) have signed a partnership agreement worth Ksh 6 million to boost environmental protection through enhanced waste collection in the coastal region. The memorandum will provide technology transfer from...
Education Ministry receives 300 digitized devices for visually impaired students

Education Ministry receives 300 digitized devices for visually impaired students

The Ministry of Education has received 300 multi-functional Orbit Readers 20 from Unilever Kenya to assist visually impaired students in secondary schools. The braille assistive devices worth Ksh 22 million were produced by Kilimanjaro Blind...

World Bank, EU grants Kenya Kshs 8.9B for water programmes

The World Bank and the European Union have granted Kenya a total of Ksh 8.9 billion for the implementation of water programmes across the country. Water Sector Trust Fund Chief Executive Officer Ismail Shaiye said the...

Dairy farmers double income, yields with climate-smart fodder grasses

More than 1,000 dairy farmers in Western Kenya have doubled their milk production and grown their incomes by saving on high-cost feed and growing their own high-quality, drought-resilient forage grasses. Researchers have been working with...

KCIC, KEFRI ink deal to support climate change solutions

Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) and Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) have Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a framework for co-operation to support innovative climate change solutions and sustainable development. The...

AgriBiz call for applications launched in four counties

The AgriBiz programme has Thursday launched a call for applications targeting youth and women in agribusiness in Machakos, Kisii, Uasin Gishu and Isiolo counties during an event hosted by Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua. The...
Kases Water Dam to be completed in March

Kases Water Dam to be completed in March

Water, Irrigation and Sanitation Sicily Kariuki Cabinet Secretary has urged the contractors to expedite the construction of ongoing water projects. Kariuki who inspected ongoing projects in West Pokot County, said completion of ongoing works within the timeline will...
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