Introduction ICRAF together with MetaMeta, IWMI, FBLN and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation- Directorate of Land Reclamation and National Irrigation Board (NIB) are jointly organizing a symposium as a platform for sharing experiences (through discussions and field visits) as well as cross-fertilization of knowledge on FBLS through the following thematic areas: • […]
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PS SDI Prof Segor inspected and commissioned some of the projects under the Equalization Funds in Tana River County. The State Department for Irrigation is implementing 9 projects in Tana River County i.e. Bangale water pan and borehole, Gurujo water pan, Hadhama water pan, Take water pan, Mardete water pan, Kalkacha water pan , Haroresa […]
Late onset of the short rains, erratic rains and early cessation adversely affected crop production in most parts of the country during the season. Low acreage was established and below average yields are expected in most parts of the country. Land preparation for the Long Rains has commenced and is expected to continue into February […]
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Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri makes his remarks during the validation of the Report of the National Maize Task Force in Nairobi Friday, 25th January 2019. He is flanked by Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba, left and the chairman of the United Grain Millers Association Peter Kuguru. The CS said the Government will do everything possible to […]
Today CS Mwangi Kiunjuri met a team from African Development Bank led by the Special Advisor to AFDB President, Prof. Oyebanji Oyeyinka, to discuss the Bank’s support to key agricultural areas in the country which include: increased crop productivity, need for facilitation to private investment, post harvest value addition & market linkages and a policy […]
The Gvt will fully support the National MaizeTask Force to collect views and finalize its report on revitalizing the grain sector, CAS Andrew Tuimur said in Kapsabet today. The Task Force is currently conducting public participation meetings to get views from stakeholders in key maize producing counties.
The Principal Secretary, State Department of Agriculture Research Prof. Hamadi Boga, has refuted a report in one of the country’s local newspapers that the Government has increased the recently set price of maize from Sh.2,300 per 90Kg bag to Sh. 3,000. The story headlined Government yields to Sh. 3,000 price tag for 90kg bag of […]
CS Mwangi Kiunjuri today launched the Nyanjigi Small-holder Irrigation Project in Kangema Contituency, Murang’a County. He is accompanied by (from left) Kangema MP Muturi Kigano, PSs Joseph Irungu (Water) and Prof. Fred Segor (Irrigation). The Sh. 289m project covers about 1,000 acres and will be implemented in 3 phases. Later, the CS commissioned the Sh. […]
Late onset of the short rains adversely affected crop production in parts of the country and this is likely to lead to low production during the season.This is especially critical for beans production due to the short growing period of the crop. However with onset of the rains, the trend […]
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