Author: Nicholas Waitathu

Farmers set to get insurance payout boost

Reading Time: 3 minutes Farmers are set to benefit from more compensation to help them recover from losses incurred due to vagaries of climate […]

Government plans to uplift farming of tuber, root crops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya plans to intensify the promotion of root and tuber crops as part of efforts to increase food production and […]

Why you will not get GMO maize in the market soon

Reading Time: 2 minutes The planned importation of 10 million bags of duty-free Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) maize to mitigate the effects of hunger […]

Team of local, global experts develops new ways to fight drought

Reading Time: 2 minutes Research organisations based in Kenya are fast tracking a joint deal to introduce new technologies that would produce maize varieties […]

Horticulture earnings to drop Sh20b

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government has warned of a 17 per cent reduction in horticulture earnings due to the  escalating drought ravaging the […]

Why farmers will await warehouse receipts for longer

Reading Time: 2 minutes MONEY:  Commercial banks mean to implement a warehouse receipt system with farmers have fingered risks that must be sorted out […]

Why consumers will wait longer for cheaper unga

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenyans will have to wait longer before the cost of maize corrects itself amid dwindling stocks in the region which […]

Produce worth Sh0.5b expire as pilots strike

Reading Time: 3 minutes The local horticulture industry says it has lost over Sh500 million in terms of value of fresh produce awaiting export […]