Entries by Charles Njehu

CS Mwangi Kiunjuri launched a 15-man Sugar Task Force

CS Mwangi Kiunjuri today launched a 15-man Sugar Task Force which will look into the sugar sector and recommend way forward in addressing the problems ailing the industry. The team which includes Governors Anyang Nyong’o (Kisumu), Okoth Obado (Migori) and Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega) have 40 days to complete the task. It will be co-chaired by […]

October 2018 Crop Conditions Bulletin

In parts of  Western and Nyanza , poor distribution of the short rains resulted in crop stress and the areas are under watch. Conditions are expected to improve especially with the forecasted enhanced rainfall in the month of November. Overall a reduction in average prices was observed in the markets for maize and beans, however […]

Government to promote dairy goat farming

Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri said on October 12 that the Government through the Ministry, will promote dairy goat farming as goat milk was highly nutritious and therefore recommended for consumption by especially young children and the elderly. He spoke when he launched the Sh. 100 million Dairy Goat Artificial […]

CAS Dr. Andrew Tuimur led Kenyans in marking the World Food Day

CAS Dr. Andrew Tuimur today led Kenyans in marking the World Food Day, which was celebrated at the KARLO farm, Njoro, Nakuru County. He said it was possible to attain zero hunger if Kenyans applied the right crop husbandry, harvested and used rain water for irrigation and embraced innovation. He said about 1.3 million Kenyans […]

Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi and the Miraa Development Implemetation Committee Meeting at Meru County this Morning

The team is in Meru to implement the Miraa Task Force recommendations. Committee rules out free money for dishing out to Miraa farmers. The task force Chairman Kello Harsama said contrary to claims that farmers will be given part of the 1 billion for free,the funds are meant for specific programmes and each shilling should […]