Dr. Julius Kiptarus, Director Livestock Production yesterday presented grant cheques, on behalf of PS SDL Harry Kimtai, to groups of dairy farming who participated in SDCP, in Uasin Gishu County. The groups which benefited with cheques are Ainabkoi Progressive Dairy Farmers and Plateau Lelit Dairy Farmers, both from Ainabkoi Sub County. The Modairy Self help […]
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Yesterday, CS Mwangi Kiunjuri opened the Kitale National ASK Show in Trans Nzoia County, during which he toured exhibitions. In his remarks, he said that the Ministry is promoting utilization of alternative food types and particularly drought-tolerant crops in the manufacture of food and feeds on the country to ease pressure on maize as human […]
Today, CS Mwangi Kiunjuri commissioned 9 milk coolers in Trans Nzoia County. 14 milk coolers have been delivered to the County. The Ministry @kilimoKE has imported 350 milk coolers worth 2.2b and so far 283 milk coolers have been distributed and installed in various cooperatives across the country. This will reduce post-harvest losses and increase […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
This morning Agriculture , during the 5th Session of the Kenya-Botswana Joint Permanent Commission For Cooperation. The two countries agreed on areas of collaboration to benefit the two countries. In attendance were @CS James Macharia, CS John Munyes and CAS Joseph Boinnet.
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 […]
CS Mwangi Kiunjuri and PS Prof Hamadi Boga display the Agriculture Sector Transformation & Growth Strategy (ASTGS) which was launched in Mombasa today. The 10-year blue print (2019-2029) seeks to increase small-scale farmer incomes, increasee agricultural output and value addition and promote knowledge & skills, research and innovation
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