NCPB announces new maize purchasing price of Sh3, 000 per bag

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has announced new maize purchasing price of Sh3000 for a 90kg bag. Payment for maize is done within 24 hours upon delivery. A statement to newsrooms indicates that the Board is purchasing the maize for commercial purposes and all farmers within regions that are currently harvesting or have […]

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Farmers to access post-harvest services

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safaricom’s DigiFarm Kenya Ltd to facilitate small-scale farmers in Kenya access post-harvest management services through the digital platform. NCPB shall offer post-harvest management services to farmers registered on the platform, while DigiFarm will connect NCPB to small-scale farmers, who will […]

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Governor condemns abduction, killing of a 13-year-old girl

Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago has condemned the killing of young girls that is rampant in Moi’s Bridge area within the county. The governor’s condemnation follows the discovery of the mutilated body of a 13-year-old girl who went missing last Saturday. Linda Jerono, 13, left the home of her grandmother in Moi’s Bridge where she […]

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Maize farmers selling produce fearing Tanzania’s imports

Maize farmers in the North Rift region who were still storing hundreds of bags in their stores hoping for better prices have been forced to dispose of their produce at throw-away prices. It is suspected farmers from Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and Nandi were still holding on to more than 800,000 bags of […]

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