Entries by Charles Njehu

Farmers will be paid within 10 days of delivery of their maize to NCPB & other authorised buying centres

Farmers will be paid within 10 days of delivery of their maize to NCPB & other authorised buying centres, CS Mwangi Kiunjuri announced today. He also warned that only bonafide farmers will be paid. He said both levels of Government and NCPB will collaborate in establishing aggregating centres where farmers will deliver their maize.”This will […]

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 […]