Welcome to Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA)

The Authority is the successor of former regulatory institutions in the sector that were merged into Directorates under the Authority, with the commencement of Crops Act, 2013 on 1st August 2014 , including Coffee Board of Kenya, Kenya Sugar Board, Tea Board of Kenya, Coconut Development Authority, Cotton Development Authority, Sisal Board of Kenya, Pyrethrum Board of Kenya, Horticultural Crops Development Authority.

 

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Secrets of better yields in growing potatoes

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Many Kenyan farmers harvest five to seven tonnes from an acre, according to available statistics. This is by far short of the optimal yield of between 16 and  20 tonnes or up to 400 sacks […]

Mango factory springs hope in 4,000 farmers

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Large swathes of mango farms with trees weighed down by huge fruits line up the Kawanjara-Ishiara road off Embu town. Large fruits of the Tommy Atkins variety which hang on thin branches, a few inches […]