Subsidies Exceed ten times Budget Intended
Subsidies have seen a high expenditure of up to ten times in the first nine months of the current financial year than earlier budgeted for the entire year.
Low Shilling Performance Pushes up Feed Miller Production cost
The Kenya Shilling weakening is pushing up the cost of production for animal feeds as on Wednesday, the US dollar traded at Sh115.80 compared to ShSh115.74 the previous week which has…
Bolt Partners with Seed Balls Kenya to plant over 11 million Indigenous Trees
Bolt, an on-demand transportation platform in Africa, has entered a long-term partnership with Seed Balls Kenya with a goal of planting over 11 million indigenous trees and unique grass…
Civil rights group calls for enactment of right to food law in Kenya
Kenyan civil rights group Wednesday called upon the Kenyan Government to enact a law that would operationalize the Right to Food
Africa achieves equitable and effective food system transformation
For too long, smallholders have been categorized as highly risk-averse, which has prevented larger actors from investing and working with them. Yet, this is a damaging misrepresentation,…
Relief for Farmers as Fertilizer prices fall
Agriculture Cabinet secretary Peter Munye says the ministry has set aside sh5.73 billion to subsidize fertilizer prices countrywide.
Kenyan startup Tushop secures ksh300 million funding
Tushop a Kenyan startup company has secured ksh300 million funding after participation in the pre-seed funding led by global investors.
Rwandan Agricultural Startups offering solution for Hunger
The IGNITE Food Systems Challenge aims at investing in and supporting Rwandan venture that are contributing to improvement of food security in Rwanda.
Treasury removes fertilizer subsidy from the supplementary budget
The subsidy was meant to cushion farmers from the skyrocketing prices of fertilizer that is being experienced in many countries due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which is the world’s…
World Bank to Compensate Farmers following Losses from Locust Invasion
The locust invasion that occurred over two years ago affected the farmers’ livelihoods and the World Bank is funding the Programme to ensure restoration of farmers’ livelihoods.