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

India, the world’s second largest producer of wheat, has banned all exports with immediate effect after a heatwave affected the crop. A notice in the government gazette by the directorate of foreign trade, dated Friday, said a rise in global prices for wheat was threatening the food security of IndiaContinue Reading

Why you should join the one acre From the time of our fore fathers farming has been a communal thing and done in groups, its no different in this time and age. Read more Seedco Kenya job vacancy as a production officer Job Vacancy Director Agricultural Mechanization Services Uasin GishuContinue Reading