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Why Africa must upscale agricultural production

Africa despite enjoying huge arable land, robust and innovative agricultural technologies is still lagging behind in terms of food production […]

AFA begins the process to clear Tanzania maize stuck at border

Agriculture ministry moved yesterday to fast-track resumption of maize trade with Tanzania following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive that it clears […]

AFA move to axe cartels in potato business

The Ministry of Agriculture yesterday launched a nationwide crackdown targeting traders violating the Irish potatoes 50kg rule to inhibit cartels […]

Keroche banking on CAK to resolve beer bottle wars

Intrigues continue in the protracted battle over beer bottles against East African Breweries Ltd by Keroche Breweries and other distributors […]

Hope for cane farmers as State tames brokers

Long-suffering sugarcane farmers  have some hope as the government fast-tracks measures to reduce middle men who are exploiting them. Agriculture […]

Kenya taps Sh650b to develop horticultural sector

The European Union (EU) has granted Kenya Sh650 million (€5 million) to support the horticultural sector achieve sanitary and phytosanitary […]

Maize imports decreased by 77pc in March after ban

Maize imports into the country decreased by 76.9 per cent in the month of March almost 3o days after Government […]

Kenya must seek strategies that emphasise job creation

Pandemic shocks hit Kenya hard when it was at its weakest, with little revenue, and a debt which needed urgent […]