• Dr. Irungu, Director Crops giving a talk on WRS proposed legal and regulatory framework during the Kenya Trade Week.

  • Professor Fred Segor, Principal Secretary, State Department for Irrigation, at the River Thwake with technical experts and local leaders.

  • From left Crops PS Richard Lesiyampe, Agricultural Research PS Prof. Hamadi Boga, and CSs Mwangi Kiunjuri (Agriculture) and Amb. Rachell Omamo (Defence)

  • The PS on Saturday visited Mogotio Constituency on Household water harvesting water pans of between 1000-3000m3 sizes.

  • Prof. Fred Segor, Principal Secretary, State Department for Irrigation during the launch of research paper titled “Sorghum production in Kenya” hosted by Kenya breweries limited at the University of Nairobi Towers on November 8th, 2018.

  • CS accompanied by CAS holding briefing session in Hon. Anyang Nyongo’s office.

  • CS tours Nzoia Sugar Company accompanied by CS Wamalwa and Governor Wangamati

  • PS SDL launches the Kenya Hatchery & Breeding farms Inspection Protocal at Pan Afric Hotel, 22/11/2018

  • Commissioning of Ngosuonin borehole by the PS state department for livestock

  • PS SDL Commissioning Ngosuonin borehole which has helped residents from travelling 30kms to lake baringo to water their animals

  • His Excellence President Uhuru Kenyatta with other heads of state at the Blue Economy Conference at KICC

  • From left: CS Mwangi Kiunjuri, Egyptian Water & Agriculture Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty and Irrigation PS Prof. Fred Segor during the bilateral talks at the KICC.

  • The PS for SDI today the 6th Dec, 2018 is the Chief Guest at the National Irrigation Acceleration Platform (NIAP) stakeholders workshop at the Hotel intercontinental.

  • CS Mwangi Kiunjuri with the Executive Chairman of Brookside Dairy, Muhoho Kenyatta.

  • CS Mwangi Kiunjuri today launched the Nyanjigi Small-holder Irrigation Project in Kangema Contituency, Murang’a County.

  • Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) Officials from EU and USAID visited the CAS to discuss how to strengthen relationship between the ministry and ARD. – 17/12/2018

National Crop Conditions Bulletin -April 2019

Key messages ·        Late onset, poor distribution and erratic patterns  of the 2019 long rains affected the early planted crop resulting in water stress, wilting and poor germinatio in most parts of the country. ·        Planting was delayed in some parts of the country and this is expected to cause a reduction in total production. […]

National crop conditions bulletin-March 2019

Late onset of the 2019 long rains and prevailing dry conditions affected the early planted crop resulting in water stress and wilting being observed in most parts of the country Planting in the Central ,coastal ,lower eastern region is expected to commence once the long rains commence in April Fall army Worm infestation were observed […]

Inaugural High Panel Conference on Agriculture Research in Kenya, ICRAF headquarters, 13th September 2018

The theme of Conference, which was organized by the State Department for Agricultural Research along with other partners, was, “Priority Setting in Agriculture Research: Towards Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in a Changing Climate” Motivated by the Berlin “Falling Walls Conference” the conference brought together leading personalities drawn from key sectors that influence agricultural research […]