Climate variability could cost fisheries sector billions

By Judith Akolo The fisheries sector in the country could lose in excess of Kshs 100 billion as a result of climate variability. Fisheries and Blue Economy PS Prof. Micheni Ntiba says rising temperatures, drying...

Dairy-free diets can risk bone health

By BBC Diets which cut out dairy food could be a "ticking time bomb" for young people's bone health, a charity is warning. A National Osteoporosis Society survey found a fifth of under 25s are cutting...
Galana-Kulalu irrigation project

Small scale farmers receive irrigation equipment worth Ksh 50M

By Kennedy Rioba A section of small scale farmers along the Galana River in Kilifi County have received irrigation equipment worth 50 million shillings from the national government in an initiative to boost food security...

Fruit farmers to benefit from new fruit fly protein bait facility

By Benson Rioba Fruit farmers in the country are set to benefit from the new fruit fly protein bait facility that has been piloted in Muranga County. The International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology-ICIPE C.E.O...

President directs release of Ksh1.2 billion to promote miraa

By PSCU/Beth Nyaga President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday directed the Government to release Ksh1.2 billion to implement recommendations to improve the profitability of miraa farming. The President issued the directive on the money, which was allocated earlier, after...

Farmers urged to plant crops with high yielding potential

By Regina Manyara/Beth Nyaga Farmers involved in greenhouse farming are being urged to plant crops with high yielding potential as well as ready markets. Diamond Properties Marketing Director Edwin Khiranga says greenhouses have the potential to...

Sasini to invest over Ksh600 million to diversify farmers income

By Wangari Ndirangu The Global demand for tea is project to grow in 2017 following  an increase  in demand for ready to drink tea, green tea and flavoured tea grow in the international market especially...

Sasini to invest Kshs 600 million in new ventures

By Caroline Njenga Listed agricultural firm, Sasini Limited is diversifying into the avocado export business to increase revenue streams. The company has earmarked 600 million shillings to invest in three new areas comprising avocado export...

Agricultural production and processing zones to catalyse growth

By Claire Wanja County and national governments have been urged to consider setting up agricultural production and processing zones where investors willing to invest in food production and value addition can be given tax holidays...

Saving livestock through technology

By Jeff Mwangi/ Beth Nyaga A new farming technology has been launched in Marsabit County to help mitigate hunger effects in the semi-arid region. During the launch of Hydroponic and Aquaculture Technology funded by Kenya Commercial Bank...
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