Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA)

Firms face tough warehouse receipt system requirements

Only companies that will demonstrate ability to raise adequate capital to finance initial investment in infrastructure and three years operational […]

State unveils plan to drive revival of agriculture sector

Farmers involved in commodity exports are set to benefit from high earnings and expanded global market, thanks to an ambitious […]

SMEs set to establish specialised tea auction

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that grow and market specialised teas will be assisted by the International Trade Corporation (ITC) […]

State to install six aflatoxin testing labs in NCPB stores

GRAINS: The government plans to install six laboratories at National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) depots to help in testing […]

Agency certifies 58 NCPB warehouses to receive harvested produce

Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) has certified 58 National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) warehouses in readiness to start implementing […]

Sweet relief for sugar sector as State waives Sh63b debt

The government will waive historical debts worth Sh62.5 billion in the sugar industry to help turn around fortunes of the […]

Volume of tea sold declines on back of spread of Covid-19

EXPORTS: Depressed demand following disruptions and restrictions of movement due to Covid-19 led to low demand for Kenyan tea in […]

State agency in spotlight over influx of illegal sugar imports

Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) is in the spotlight over failure to report illegal importation of sugar from Uganda before […]

Macadamia the new ‘brown gold’ as global demand rises

Lewis Njoka @LewisNjoka Frustrated by traditional cash crops such as coffee and tea, farmers have found a new income from growing […]

Tea exports decline 8.5pc in two months on back of coronavirus pandemic

Tea exports to various global destinations declined by the 8.5 per cent to 84.58 million kilogrammes during the January–February period, […]