Entries by Charles Njehu

PS SDL Mr Harry Kimtai attends an official National Exit Workshop of Small Dairy Commercialization Programme at Dairy Training Institute (DTI), in Naivasha.

The PS SDL Mr Harry Kimtai today attended an official National Exit Workshop of Small Dairy Commercialization Programme at Dairy Training Institute (DTI), in Naivasha. The Workshop was planned to reflect on the achievements and lessons learnt from the programme. SDCP has been in operation since 2006, funded by the GOK and the International Fund […]

Opening of the 116th ASK Show in Mombasa

Today, H.E the President Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta opened the 116th ASK Show in Mombasa. In his speech, the President said that his administration has developed a Comprehensive ASTGS 2010-2029 that will guide in increasing agricultural productivity urging the 47 Counties to domesticate it. He noted that his Government recognizes the importance of Blue Economy and […]

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 […]