Sunflower farmers in Makueni County set to benefit from partnership

Over 600 Sunflower farmers in Makueni County are set to benefit from a partnership between Safaricom’s DigiFarm product, Bidco Africa and the Makueni County Government. The 640 Sunflower farmers are the first beneficiaries of an...

Solar and Wind powering Mageta Island

70% of the population in sub-saharan Africa doesn't have access to electricity. Africa is a vast continent and its size posses some challenges especially when it comes to transport and energy. Many remote areas in...

President Kenyatta announces measures to boost coffee sub-sector

President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday announced a raft of measures aimed at boosting the coffee sub-sector. Beginning July, coffee farmers from across the country will be able to access payments from a Shs 3 billion cherry...

KDB suspends controversial dairy regulations 2019

Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) has suspended proposed milk regulations aimed at regulation the sector following public outcry. The regulations would have criminalised hawking of raw milk by farmers. Farmers are also required to sell their...

Coffee millers to get licenses from counties

Coffee millers will now be required to get their milling licenses directly from the county governments in a push to revive the sector. This is part of a raft of regulations proposed by the coffee...

President Kenyatta calls for streamlining of Coffee sector to benefit farmers

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for the urgent removal of all barriers that hinder coffee farmers from reaping maximum profits from the cash crop. The President said that lack of proper regulations had given room...

Coconut Husks turning out to be green fuel

Strewn all over the coast, coconut husks are turning out to be a hot burning green fuel. As more people move to cities in Africa from rural areas the demand for charcoal grows with them....

Kilifi County to introduce organic cocoa farming

The Kilifi County Government has announced plans to introduce organic cocoa farming in a bid to diversify its agricultural output. This follows a successful feasibility study conducted by Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization...

Kirinyaga farmers form society to market avocados

Farmers in Kirinyaga have come together and formed Kirinyaga avocado growers’ cooperative society limited which would assist in marketing their produce. The society was formed by the coming together of community based groups dealing with...

PS Sunkuli urges communities to champion Big 4 Agenda

Devolution Principal Secretary Charles Sunkuli has urged communities with land to work with private and public players to champion the big four agenda. Sunkuli has also directed regional Development Authorities to align their strategic development...
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