H.E. The Deputy President , Rigathi Gachagua, visited the AFA stand at the 2023 Eldoret National Show. Accompanying him were

@kilimoKE CS Hon. Mithika Linturi & PS
@state_cropsKE Kello Harsama, among other dignitaries.
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Horticulture earnings grew by 6.4 percent to Sh8.7 billion in the 11 months to November compared to the corresponding period last year, attributed to higher demand for Kenyan produce in the world market. Read more......


To lift coffee industry let us step up on value addition

To lift coffee industry let us step up on value addition


Farmers in Elgeyo Marakwet County have been urged to diversify into horticulture as a way of boosting their income.

Speaking to KNA Nephat Maritim, a government relations and policy analyst at one acre fund, has urged farmers to embrace diversification of crop  production in the county saying the move will help boost farming in the region. Read more




Below is the process for fibre crops registration of dealers.

process for fibre crops registration

The Agriculture and Food Authority- Sugar Directorate therefore requests the public to submit their views and comments on the draft Quality-Based Cane Payment policy . Hard copies of the document can be also be obtained from Sugar Directorate, Sukari Plaza Offices.

Written presentations and memoranda on the Draft Quality Based Cane Payment policy may be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. addressed to the attention of the Director AFA - Sugar Directorate.

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Quality based cane payment policy


Trained professional Helpline Counselors provide adequate information on alcohol and drug abuse; offer basic counseling to persons abusing alcohol and other drugs and their affected families and also give informed referrals to treatment or counseling centers for personalized attention to persons abusing alcohol or drugs who can call in day or night. Services offered include telephone counseling and referrals for alcohol, drug and substance use disorders.


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.

WHEAT PURCHASE PROGRAMME 2023/2024 SEASON Wheat prices for the 2023/2024 season are as follows: Grade 1: KES 5,200 per 90kg bag (bushel weight of 78 and above) Grade 2: KES 5,100 per 90kg bag ( bushel weight of 75-77.9) Grade 3: Willing Buyer-Willing Seller basis (for bushel weight below 75)



Confirm your status using readily available HIV kits(Health Message by ministry of health)



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

Agriculture And Food Authority – Integrated Management Information System (AFA IMIS) is now available on the E-citizen platform. AFA IMIS System is a project by AFA for the automation of the AFA’s business process. The role of the system is to enable traders importing and exporting crops to acquire regulatory documents from remote locations and at their convenience without having to visit the agency. The system has integrated the 7 Directorates under AFA and will facilitate the achievement of efficiency gains and as well integrate to the Kentrade - Trade Facilitation Portal (TFP), Mobile Payment Platform, ERP, and other applications as may be appropriate to provide an online platform for stakeholder interaction with AFA.IMIS

Notice: Review of molasses permit fees

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 Farmers have emerged the winners after the regulator increased the cost at which millers buy sugarcane to Sh4,300 per metric tonne, piling pressure on the cash-strapped State-owned factories.

Notice to Exporters, Importers and Clearing Agents of horticulture produce

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


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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.

Agriculture and Food Authority Board Director, Peterson Muthathai, HSC, on Thursday, flagged off 10,000 coconut and 15,000 cashew nuts seedlings worth Kshs. 3.5M for distribution to farmers in Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, Tana River, and Taita Taveta counties.
This program is AFA’s initiative geared towards increasing production of coconut and cashew nut production.
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Here's your chance, pour your heart into a coffee cup and be crowned the top barista in the country.

Barister championship 2022

Nairobi— Kenya, the world’s biggest exporter of black tea, expects production of the leaves to rise about 20% by the end of the decade,

Agriculture and Food Authority Board Chairman, Hon. Cornelly Serem, CBS and Makueni Governor, H.E. Mutula Kilonzo Jr, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) following the successful first National Mango Conference in Wote, Makueni County.

This partnership aims to implement resolutions for a stronger Kenyan mango industry, from production to market.

This strategic partnership is committed to implementing resolutions that will foster a stronger Kenyan mango industry, from production to market access.

Signing on behalf of the Chairman was Director Daniel Kitivo, OGW, a member of the AFA Board

#KenyaMangoConference 🥭🤝✍️  Read more..mou makueni


Horticulture earnings jumped by six per cent to Sh145.4 billion during the last 11 months on the back of high demand for fresh produce as export destinations continue to relax Covid-19 restrictions.Read more....


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


AFA provides feedback/complaints channels to enable our stakeholders submit their COMMENTS, /COMPLAINTS/ COMPLIMENTS

complaints handling

Premature harvesting of Avocados has been cited as the main reason why exports of popular Avocado varieties were closed last month. Read more....


Kenya plans to expand local tea consumption due to global oversupply of the commodity that is pushing down prices, officials said on Friday.

The Kenya National Barista Championship 2023 was held from May 4-6 at the Galleria Mall in Nairobi. Organized by Kenya Coffee Events, the event was part of the World Barista Championship circuit, and aimed at promoting the specialty coffee industry in Kenya . Baristas from across the country competed for the title of Kenya's top barista, with the winner expected to to represent the country at the World Barista Championship in Athens, Greece.

coffee barister

Total value of horticultural exports rose in 2021. Read more....


Coffee farming in Machakos and Makueni counties may come to instinct in near future due to climatical change if proper measures area not taken.

The Cabinet Secretary MOA&LD Hon. Mithika Linturi Chaired a consultative meeting on improving the competitiveness of the state-owned sugar mills with members of Parliament from the sugarcane growing regions.

Present in the meeting also was the Agriculture and Food Authority Chairman - Hon. Cornelly Serem, the AG. Director General - Beatrice Nyamwamu and Ag. Director Sugar Directorate - Jude Chesire. The forum brought together critical stakeholders in the sub-sector from the sugar cane growing regions. This is a critical step towards enhancing the sugar industry's performance and competitiveness.

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Kenya was the leading exporter of Avocado in Africa and among top 10 world’s largest exporters last year, with Murang’a leading with 31 percent total production. Read more......


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

PS State Dept for Co-operatives, Patrick Kilemi presided over the launch and distribution of BT Cotton Seed at Muluanda, Busia County. Present in the event was PS for State Dept of Industry, Dr. Juma Mukhwana and AFA DG Beatrice Nyamwamu among other dignitaries.

launch and distribution of BT Cotton Seed

Exporters to await clearance before shipping produce. Read more......


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.

Thailand is fast becoming a coffee consuming country while providing safe passage of coffee and coffee products to other market destinations of the world

Kenya has been invited, through the Kenya Embassy in Bangkok, by the Thailand Coffee Association (TCA) to participate at the Thaifex Anagu Asia 2023 Food & Beverages Exhibition scheduled to take place from 23rd -26th May, 2023, Bangkok, Thailand. The Exhibition is expected to attract more than 2,500 exhibitors and over 60,000 participants/ buyers across the world.


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Agriculture and Food Authority
Tea House; Naivasha Road, off Ngong Road
P.O Box 37962 - 00100, Nairobi
Cell Phone: +254-700638672 / 737454618

E-Mail: info@afa.go.ke
Website: www.afa.go.ke

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