Finland signs funding deal with TradeMark Africa

The Finnish government is rooting for the use of sea freight in exporting horticulture produce from Kenya, which is viewed as more environmentally viable in a bid to reduce carbon emissions in business operations. Visiting Finland Minister for Trade and Development Tavio Ville said this will also help reduce the cost of exporting the products, which is currently done […]

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US company partners with Kakamega County for peanut production

Delish and Nutri, a US-based company, has partnered with Kakamega County for peanut production and value-addition. US Ambassador to Kenya, Margaret Meg Whitman, while announcing the partnership at the inaugural Kakamega International Investment Conference (KAIICO2024), said the venture is expected to generate over 1000 jobs. She said the East African region imports peanuts worth US […]

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Kakamega eyes investment opportunities at conference

The County government of Kakamega is ready to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) with various investors during a four-day forum of the Kakamega County International Investment Conference that commenced yesterday. Kakamega Governor Fernandez Barasa says the Kakamega County Investment and Development Agency (KCIDA) is expected to ink a number of MOUs at the end of […]

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Nakuru partners with Moran Publishers to train ECDE teachers

Nakuru County Government in partnership with Moran Publishers has rolled out a training programme to all Early Childhood Education (ECD) teachers across the County. The aim of training ECDE teachers is to ensure they acquire effective class management skills of moulding the young learners and laying up a strong foundation which is in line with […]

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County secures Sh 302m deal to boost avocado export

Uasin Gishu county government in collaboration with the British High Commission has made significant efforts to attract investment and stimulate economic growth in the region. The county has successfully secured a Sh 302 million substantial investment with the British High Commission and Sustainable Urban Economic Development (SUED) program to establish a packing house for avocado, […]

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