Ruto announces plans to stop importation of maize from 2025

Reading Time: 2 minutes President William Ruto says the Kenya Kwanza administration is committed to doubling food production in the country in a bid […]

Government allows duty free maize and rice import in 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has taken over the importation of duty free maize and milled rice from […]

Ruto backyard MPs resist plan to import maize

Reading Time: 4 minutes President William Ruto was yesterday facing a revolt in his Rift Valley backyard following the planned importation of 10 million […]

MPs threaten to seek legal redress over importation of GMO maize

Reading Time: 3 minutes A section of leaders have threatened to move to court to challenge the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) foods […]

Anxiety grips nation as maize imports dwindle

Reading Time: 3 minutes Association of Kenya Feed Manufacturers (AKEFEMA) yesterday warned that Kenya is facing an acute shortage of maize. John Gathogo, the […]

Kenya inches closer to GM maize as hunger looms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenyan farmers will soon start to grow Genetically Modified (GM) Bt maize on their farms if the Cabinet approves the […]

State urged to fast-track importation of duty-free maize

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manufacturers and players in the cereals sector have petitioned the government to act immediately to avert maize and wheat shortage, […]

Armyworms raid Kilifi, leave trail of destruction

Reading Time: 2 minutes Farmers in Kilifi county are counting losses following the invasion of the fall armyworms in parts of the county. The […]

NCPB starts buying maize from farmers for trading

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has started buying maize from farmers for commercial trading. Managing director Joseph Kimote yesterday […]

Parents protest against church school’s decision to plant maize on two-acre playing field

Reading Time: 2 minutes A school in Keese Primary School in Keiyo ward, Trans Nzoia County has decided to plant maize on the institution’s […]