Pest Free Zone Campaign to be launched to boost mango exports

A  campaign to create a pest free area will be launched next  week in Makueni to improve production and quality of mangoes. This will stimulate export of mangoes to the lucrative markets especially in Europe and eventually lead to increased incomes for mango farmers and value chain actors. Speaking in Nairobi on Friday during a […]

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Farmers can now access anti-aflatoxin Aflasafe

Farmers  in  the country can now fight aflatoxin in food crops, thanks to Government initiative to strengthen marketing and distribution of Aflasafe a natural product that fights aflatoxin. The  Agriculture  Principal Secretary (PS), Prof. Hamadi  Boga  confirmed that the government has contracted a biological crop protection company -Koppert Biological Systems- to distribute the farm input […]

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Agriculture experts call for passing of the National Organic Policy

The  Government  has ordered for fresh formulation of the national organic policy, an action that has elicited sharp reactions from agriculture  experts. Last  week during the first ever International Conference on Agro-ecology Transforming Agriculture & Food Systems  in  Africa conference held in Nairobi, organic farming proponents decried lack of commitment by government to fast track […]

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