Meru Highlands has partnered with Kenya Climate Innovation Centre in a deal that targets dairy farming among the nomadic pastoralist in Meru County.

Nomadic pastoralists get financial boost for dairy farming

Meru Highlands has partnered with Kenya Climate Innovation Centre in a deal that targets dairy farming among the nomadic pastoralist in Meru County. The company is looking to set up and upgrade the yoghurt...
AgriFlora solutions CEO, director (center and right) with KCIC Director of Clients Services

Botanic Treasures, KCIC seal Moringa finance contract

Botanic Treasures, a health and wellness company dealing with value addition of specialty foods, Tuesday sealed a finance agreement contract for the production and processing of Moringa with Kenya Climate Innovation Centre. The social...
Wajir, Mandera County residents embrace horticulture

Wajir, Mandera County residents embrace horticulture

Wajir and Mandera County residents who are predominantly pastoralists are now embracing horticulture following the installation of Irrigation projects in the region. Residents of the two counties have embraced irrigation agriculture by utilizing community water...
Bumper harvest for Tsavo farmers as electric fence halts jumbo invasion

Bumper harvest for Tsavo farmers as electric fence halts jumbo invasion

One morning in the month of July 2015, Christine Muisyo, a small-scale farmer at Ndingai village neighbouring Tsavo National Park in Mwatate Sub-County woke up to every farmer’s worst nightmare.  Her entire crop was gone,...
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in wildlife populations

Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in wildlife populations

Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average two-thirds decline in less than 50 years due to the very same environmental destruction which is contributing to the emergence of...
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...
floods

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...
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