Farmers to Get Seedlings worth Sh 12.75 million  

The Government has released a consignment of seeds, seedlings and other related inputs worth Sh12.75 million to be distributed to small scale farmers under Scale Irrigation and Value Addition Programme (SIVAP). This was a follow up to seeds and seedlings worth Sh7.8 million that were purchased and distributed to SIVAP counties during the March -May […]

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Agricultural Transformation key Poverty Alleviation

There is urgent need to transform and modernize Agricultural Sector as a strategy of reducing the cost of food, alleviation of poverty and to deliver 100 percent food and nutrition security. Agriculture Principal Secretary (PS), Prof. Hamadi Boga, said that agriculture is the bedrock of the country’s development and its transformation is critical to the […]

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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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Eldoret Lawyer opposes withdrawal of funds from Food Reserve Kitty

An  Eldoret based advocate has threatened to move to court to institute private criminal proceedings against Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Mwangi  Kiunjuri and other government officials involved in the illegal withdrawal of  Sh.1.8billion from the Strategic Food Reserve (SFR) fund. The  advocate, Simon Lilan issued a seven day notice to the Director of Public Prosecution, […]

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