Agriculture

  • Cane growers jittery of sugar importation plan

    1 month ago
    Sugarcane growers from Western Kenya have opposed plans to allow millers to import and re-brand sugar.
  • Kenya sends 120 students to Israel for advance Agriculture

    1 month ago
    Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said the students, drawn from various institutions in the country, will travel to Israel to gain expertise so that they can address food insecurity in the region.
  • Boost for farmers as Government hikes wheat prices

    2 months ago
    The Ministry of Agriculture has announced an increment in wheat prices from Sh3,000 per 90kg bag to Sh3,400. The development comes as production in the county is expected to drop by 50 per cent due to erratic rainfall. Agriculture Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe said poor rains cut the production of wheat by half compared to last year, when farmers had a bumper harvest of 3 million bags.
  • Explain whereabouts of Sh1b pledge, ministry asked

    2 months ago
    Miraa traders have asked the Agriculture ministry to explain when farmers will receive Sh1 billion that the President said would provided to cushion the industry against the effects of a miraa ban in Europe.
  • Uhuru rescues farmers from Sh1.5b AFC debt

    2 months ago
    Farmers in three counties of Kajiado, Baringo, and Narok have been rescued from loans owed to Agricultural Finance Corporation.
  • Finding your place in a crowded industry

    2 months ago
    Although it might seem like a daunting task, entering a saturated market isn’t always a bad idea.