Kenya prepares for avocado exports to Malaysia market Kenya could begin exporting avocados to Malaysia soon. Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) recently met with Malaysian authorities to discuss the process’s modalities, including compliance with plant health regulations. Read more Kenya first avocado export to China sold out Cold storageContinue Reading

Homa Bay County is among the counties that have benefited from a number of trainings and empowerment programmes, courtesy of a limited liability company which aims at reviving the cotton industry. Read more Urban farming and rooftop gardens 7 basics of successful chicken farming Why sweet potato farming is theContinue Reading

Prices Rise at Weekly Tea Auction to Hit $2.26 Per Kg The weekly Mombasa Tea Auction held on 30th and 31st August 2022 had 10.7 million kilograms of tea offered for sale. The amount on offer decreased from the 12.3 million kilograms offered during the previous sale, but increased fromContinue Reading

Vihiga to intensify irrigation to boost food production The Vihiga county government has stepped up efforts to move away from rain fed agriculture following plans to introduce irrigation farming to enable all-season crop cultivation to boost food security. The move follows an un predictable and unreliable rainfall pattern in recentContinue Reading

Kenyan farmers to gain from AfDB’s Sh174.95b emergency food facility PRODUCTION: Kenyan farmers will be among 20 million African growers to benefit from African Development Bank (AfDB) $1.5 billion (Sh174.95 billion) emergency production facility to tackle the food crisis sparked by the Russian-Ukraine conflict. The African Emergency Food Production FacilityContinue Reading

  40,000 farmers in various sectors to benefit from new initiative from Danida Trans Nzoia county government has partnered with Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) to launch a five-year programme that seeks to accelerate employment in the agriculture sector. Named Green Employ ment in Agriculture Pro gramme (GEAP), itContinue Reading