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Cost of milk production still high at Sh23 a litre, says Munya

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya says the cost of milk production has dropped by 20 per cent in the last five years but remains high at Sh23 per litre. He spoke at a Nairobi hotel while launching a report by the Kenya Dairy Board on the cost of production of milk. The report says labour […]

Root and Tuber Crops Conference & Trade Fair – A Focus on the Cassava Value Chain

Theme: “Innovative Promotion of Cassava value chain initiatives for Wealth, Food and Nutrition Security in Kenya Self Help Africa, the Root and Tubers Crops Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and cooperatives, and KALRO in collaboration with other stakeholders plan to hold annual conferences on Roots and Tuber Crops value chains. This year’s […]

Cane farmers laud move to raise price of produce

Sugarcane farmers at the Coast have welcomed a move by the government to increase the price of produce delivered to millers. Kwale Sugarcane Growers Association Chairman David Ndirangu said farmers were excited at the prospect of increased earnings. There are about 1,000 small-scale farmers who supply the Kwale International Sugar Company with cane. The company […]

Maize Flour Prices To Skyrocket Due To Poor Coordination

The Cereal Millers Association (CMA) has sounded an alarm of a possible increase of maize flour prices due to lack of coordination and communication between relevant government and regulatory agencies. According to the association, this poor coordination has resulted in to uncertainties with regards to the recent ban on maize imports from Uganda and Tanzania. The Association […]

Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya said the ministry was considering reviewing the regulations surrounding the Cherry Fund for it to benefit coffee farmers

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya said the ministry was considering reviewing the regulations surrounding the Cherry Fund for it to benefit coffee farmers more. This could include enabling farmers to access farm inputs on credit. “We have now hit around Sh300 million in terms of disbursement of the Cherry Fund,” said Mr Munya during the […]