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Isiolo pastoralists trade livestock for fresh produce

Isiolo County government and United States Agency for International Development Kenya (USAID) through its Livestock Market Systems Activity have established a fresh produce market...

Researchers, innovators team up to fight climate change

Researchers in the country have teamed up to find a lasting solution to the effects of climate change and the declining food security. In Kiambu...

State urged to relax rules for sale of traditional vegetable seeds

Agriculture stakeholders are calling on the government to allow farmers to trade Traditional Leafy Vegetables (TLVs) in order to increase their accessibility and enhance...
Maize infested with Fall Armyworms

Kenya reach scientific breakthrough to tackle fall armyworm

Kenyan scientists and are calling on policymakers to upscale production of biological pest control measures to combat fall armyworm which continues to threaten the...

Ruto says state interventions to ease cost of living, create jobs

President William Ruto has said various programmes his administration is undertaking will see a significant reduction in cost of basic food items and bring...

Agriculture stakeholders back seed saving to improve food security

Kenya could see a significant improvement in its food security efforts by encouraging indigenous seed saving practices among smallholder farmers across the country. According to...

Looming hunger emergency for S. Sudanese fleeing Sudan conflict, WFP warns

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday warned of a looming hunger emergency on the border between South Sudan and Sudan as...

State urged to subsidize fertilizer for indigenous crops

The Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Chief of Party Robert Mwadime is urging the government to extend the subsidized fertilizer programme to...

We must harness Africa’s agricultural potential, Ruto says

Africa has a potential to feed itself and export the surplus, President William Ruto has said. He noted that the continent has huge agricultural space...

Global supply constraints bite as maize prices rise in June

Kenya’s maize imports fell to 386,864 bags last month compared to a high of 1,169,072 bags reported in March this year according to latest...


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