The Amsterdam produce show and conference (Nov 15-17 2017)

Visit us at the Amsterdam Produce show and conference to learn more about the Kenya horticulture industry.

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Maize subsidy extended as rains delay harvesting

The State’s subsidised maize flour programme will continue until there are sufficient stocks of the commodity, the Agriculture ministry has said.Read more…

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Lower sugar price linked to sharp rise in imports

A sharp rise in sugar imports since June has helped lower prices of the commodity even as local millers battle the effects of cane shortage.Sugar imports more than doubled in June to 41,600 tonnes from 19,573 tonnes the previous month, data by the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) showed.Read more…

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PRESIDENTIAL VISIT DURING CENTRAL KENYA AGRICULTURAL SHOW:

This year’s Central Kenya ASK show drew curtains close on Saturday, 16th September.

AFA was among a few exhibitors privileged to host H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, who toured the stand accompanied by an entourage of high ranking National and County government officials, including Mr. Willy Bett, the Cabinet secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.

The President’s […]

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There’s need for better use of laws to boost food production

Kenya’s agriculture sector was initially managed by a myriad of laws and legislations, but this was repealed by the current constitution. Read more…

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Horticulture earnings rise to Sh64bn in six months

Farmers earned Sh64 billion from fresh horticultural exports to Europe in the first six months of 2017, compared to Sh58 billion in a similar period last year.Read more…

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There’s need for better use of laws to boost food production

Kenya’s agriculture sector was initially managed by a myriad of laws and legislations, but this was repealed by the current constitution.Read more…

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Murang’a pyrethrum plant seen kicking off revival of the sector

The Pyrethrum Directorate has kicked off decontrol of the tightly regulated sub-sector by licensing Africhem Botanical to produce, process and export the crop.Read more…

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Millers buy cane at higher than recommended price

Millers are paying cane farmers higher prices than recommended by a committee to boost scarce supplies.  Read more…

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Baristas brew to perfection

The first time Dominic Kedemi saw a coffee brewing machine, he was fascinated. The first thought that crossed his mind was that it looked expensive, but the number he had in mind was well off the mark. “I was a steward then. I asked the barista if I had Sh100,000 I could buy such a […]

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