CAS during a meeting with the FAO representative in Kenya, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema.

On 10th August, the CAS held a meeting with the FAO representative in Kenya, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema who visited him in his office to discuss among other things how East Coast Fever can be eradicated in the country.

FAO plans to eradicate this disease by 2027 and they have 20 million vaccine for the exercise. Further, the representative said that there is need to manage trans-boundary movement of animals, and it calls for coordination in order to minimize the risk of infection in the region.

The CAS during a meeting with the south international trade promotion centre-Africa.

The CAS (on 10th August) held a meeting with the south-south international trade promotion center-Africa who paid him a courtesy call to discuss ways to support projects that can create jobs and uplift the livelihoods of our farmers.

They will partner with farmers in Elgeyo Marakwet through cooperatives where the farmers will sign up as growers  and the investors will be charged with processing and marketing of produce and also signing of off take agreements with the Cooperatives.

 

Coffee farmers in coffee growing regions can now follow live proceedings of the sale of their coffee in the Nairobi Coffee Ex-change

Coffee farmers in coffee growing regions can now follow live proceedings of the sale of their coffee in the Nairobi Coffee Ex-change,thanks to the upgraded Coffee Auction system launched today by Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri. The new system, the CS said will create transparency in coffee auction and create confidence in the Farmer.