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State announces ban on importation of maize and wheat

No permits will be issued to millers to import wheat or maize into the country, President William Ruto has said. The President said the move...

Experts attribute Baringo crop failure to climate change

Agriculturalists are attributing the loss of crop in parts of Baringo County that has seen farmers find empty cobs of maize to a combination...

Wheat prices to stabilize despite grain initiative collapse – Harsama

Agriculture ministry expects wheat prices in the country to stabilize despite Russia ending the Black Sea Grain Initiative (BSGI) with Ukraine. Crop Development Principal Secretary...

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...

Kenya lost 10 million bags of maize within five years

Production of Kenya’s number one staple food, maize, has fallen by a whopping 10.9 million in five years to December 2022 signaling the country's...

FAO bolsters fight against fall army worm in Kenya

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is increasing efforts to combat the effects of Fall Army Worm in Kenya and Africa by supporting farmers to fight...

Court briefly stops govt. from importing genetically modified maize

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an application by the government seeking to allow importation, cultivation and consumption of Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs) in...