‘WeFarm’ SMS based farming model launched in Nakuru

By KBC Reporter Farmers in Nakuru County could see their production capacity increase significantly if recent efforts to have them access basic and current farming information is anything to go by. This follows the launch...

Tea production expected to drop due to ongoing drought

By Caroline Njenga Tea production is projected to drop by 30 percent due to the prolonged dry spell. Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA) Chairman Peter Kanyago says there has been no increase in crop production...

Small scale farmers now to expect improvements in earnings

By Ronald Owili Small scale farmers can now expect improvements in earnings and a ready market for their produce riding on the 2Kuze portal by MasterCard. Through the mobile based marketplace, farmers are linked to...

Fish farmers adopt floating cage technology to rear fish

By Regina Manyara Fish farmers in Kisumu County have opted to adopt the floating cage technology of rearing fish at Lake Victoria to boost their earnings amid fears of diminishing fish stocks in the Lake....

The farmer who built her own broadband

By BBC "I'm just a farmer's wife," says Christine Conder, modestly. But for 2,300 members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is also a revolutionary internet pioneer. Her DIY solution to a neighbour's internet connectivity...

Grain farmers to benefit from Ksh 33b program

By Jeremy Ogolla The 33 Billion shillings Kenya Cereal Enhancement Program setup in Bungoma, Kakamega, Trans Nzoia, Nandi and Nakuru Counties has seen at least 20,000 farmers growing maize and beans on one acre parcels...

Farming of nut in Kenya on an upward trend

By Regina Manyara Sasini Limited is targeting to generate an extra 300,000 shillings per hectare from Macadamia farming following the ground breaking of a 400 Million shillings macadamia factory in Kiambu County. Sasini Limited Chairman Naushad...

Horticulture processing plant to be set up in Kilifi

By Carol Njenga The Kilifi County government plans to set up a 2.5 billion shillings horticulture processing plant through a joint venture with two private companies.  The plant dubbed Agro-Food Park is expected to provide a...

Dutch firm invests in Kenyan dairy firm

By Claire Wanja/Statetement DOB Equity, a leading Dutch family office, is investing in Countryside Dairy Ltd, the Nyahururu-based dairy-processing firm, to allow the firm to scale up its production capacity and expand its reach across...

Investor sets up Ksh.150m crocodile farm in Malindi

By Brian Itava  Crocodile farming in Malindi is becoming popular with the demand for crocodile skin rising by the day. The Kazuri London Crocodile Farm in Kakokeni, in Malindi is one of the investments that...
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