Entries by Charles Njehu

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. […]

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 […]

Taking Stock of a Decade-long Evidence-based Experiences of Flood-Based Livelihoods Systems (FBLS) in Africa & Asia: Knowledge and Experience Sharing Symposium Dates: 4th – 13th March 2019 Venue: Voi Wildlife Lodge Taita Taveta County Kenya

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: • […]

PS Irrigation, Prof. Segor commissions water projects

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 […]