African states have been urged to invest in market information systems to assist farmers’ access ready markets for their produce.

Stakeholders call for increased funding to agriculture sector

Agriculture stakeholders are calling for the synchronization of both the national and county governments’ agricultural operations to facilitate smooth implementation of the National Agricultural...

ICDC to invest Ksh2b in creation of strategic industries

By Claire Wanja Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is set to invest Sh 2billion annually to create strategic industries countrywide, reduce rate of unemployment...

Bamburi, NCA to train over 3500 masons in skills bridging initiative

By Claire Wanja/Release Bamburi Cement and the National Construction Authority (NCA) have commenced training seminars for over 3500 masons in 52 centres across various towns...

Poor maize prices force Uasin Gishu farmers shift to fodder farming

A section of farmers in Uasin Gishu county are opting to grow silage targeting dairy farmers owing to unsteady market and prices for maize. This...

Sweden’s best-selling car not a Volvo

By BBC Sweden's best-selling car in 2016 was not a Volvo - the first year that has happened in more than half a century. Instead the...

AfDB, ASEA sign MoU to develop Africa’s capital markets

By Christine Muchira   The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) signed a 5-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to amplify the...
Pastoralists in Kajiado County diversify into poultry farming

Kshs 7.5m poultry farming project launched in Kajiado County

A 7.5 million shillings poultry farming project has been rolled out in Kajiado County aimed at mitigating effects of erratic weather patterns that have...
High taxes choking growth of Kenya's boat building industry

High taxes choking growth of Kenya’s boat building industry

High taxes and delays in clearance of goods at the Port of Mombasa are choking the growth of Kenya’s fledgeling boat building industry. According to...

Government assures Kenyans of adequate food

By KBC Reporter The government has assured Kenyans that there is enough food in the country that will last until the next harvest. Minister for Devolution...

Private sector credit growth up marginally

Private sector credit growth went up marginally despite various incentives by the Central Bank. The sector saw a growth rate of 5.2 percent in...
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