Entries by Charles Njehu

National Crop Conditions Bulletin July-2019

  Overview · The month ofJuly had good  rains in the major crop growing areas in the Western and North Rift regions. ·  Crop performance was poor with crop failure experienced in parts of Lower Eastern, Coast, Narok West  ·  Early planted crops were affected by  water stress resulting in below average yields being realized. […]

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,Fisheries & Irrigation signed a Protocal on Trade of food & food products

Today the PS SDL Harry Kimtai on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,Fisheries & Irrigation signed a Protocal on Trade of food & food products with The General Administration of customs of the People’s Republic of China 🇨🇳 represented by Mr Zhang Jiwen, Vice Minister. This was also witnessed by PS Crops Prof Hamada […]

National Crop Conditions Bulletin -June 2019

Overview The 2019 long rains season has been characterized by late onset of rains, which were  poorly distributed and erratic from February to Mid-March. Early planted crops were affected by  water stress and germination was poor. Planting was delayed in some parts of the country but it peaked up in April with the onset of […]

3rd Inter-Governmental Forum on Agriculture

CS Mwangi Kiunjuri today underscored the need for enhanced cooperation & synergy between the two levels of Government in the delivery of agricultural services. He was officially opening the 3rd Inter-Governmental Forum on agriculture in Mombasa. The 2-day event brings together Governors, the national Government and key stakeholders to assess progress in the sector.

Kenya-Netherlands Agriculture Working Group

The CAS Dr. Andrew Tuimur today opened the 1st meeting between Kenya-Netherlands Agriculture working group at the Radisdon Blu Hotel here in Nairobi. In His remarks the CAS emphasized the good working relations between Kenya and the Netherlands. He also outlined the theme for the cooperation which include support to bilateral agriculture trade, promotion of […]

National Crop Conditions Bulletin -May 2019

Overview ·        The 2019 long rains season has been characterized by late onset of rains, which were  poorly distributed and erratic from February to Mid-March. Early planted crops were affected by  water stress and germination was poor. ·        Planting was delayed in some parts of the country but it peaked up in April with the […]

National, County Governments to collaborate to grow agriculture

Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri hosted a successful consultative meeting for the Council of Governors in Mombasa on May 8, 2019 where the two levels of Government agreed to work together to enhance national food and nutrition security. The two levels of Government noted that they have not cooperated closely […]

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. […]