CS Munya assures to streamline tea sector

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has ordered investigations into corruption claims at Kapsara Tea Factory in Trans Nzoia County. CS Munya issued the directive on Saturday while on a working tour of the western region. Speaking at the factory in Cherengany Sub County, Munya asked Trans Nzoia County Commissioner (CC) Samson Ojwang to ensure former […]

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Pyrethrum farming to be revived 

The government has released Sh40 million to purchase pyrethrum seedlings for farmers in order to step up pyrethrum production in 18 high potential counties. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has said the money will be disbursed to the counties immediately to facilitate the purchase of seedlings to enable farmers to begin planting the crop with the ongoing short rains. He said the […]

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Tea Prices Set to go Up Despite Low Production

The government is working on modalities to stabilize and improve the price of Tea prices even as the country posted a slight fall in production compared to last season. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya expressed fears that production of Tea in the current year will significantly come down going by production figures in the first five […]

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Unlocking Africa’s Agriculture potential despite the COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya will host the Agriculture Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) summit in September. The summit will be critical for Africa’s agriculture and as a defining moment to highlight and unlock many of the political, policy, and financial commitments and innovations the continent has achieved and that are needed to advance. Speaking during the launch of the […]

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Kenya’s coffee best globally, report reveals

Kenya’s Arabica Coffee variety has continued to attract buyers from the best export markets of the world and fetch premium prices despite the reduction in coffee production in the country. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya today said that in the 2019/20 coffee year, the Country exported 46,333 metric tons of Green Bean Equivalent that earned […]

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