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Government launches Livestock Insurance Program

Government launches Livestock Insurance Program

The Kenya Government has launched a livestock insurance program aimed at cushioning pastoralist communities against losses occasioned by drought and animal diseases in 14 arid and semi-arid areas of the country. Launching the Kenya Livestock Insurance Program (KLIP) in Wajir County on August 24, 2016, Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries Cabinet Secretary Mr. Willy Bett noted […]

TICAD-VI CONFERENCE will be held from 27 to 28 August 2016 in Nairo...

TICAD-VI CONFERENCE will be held from 27 to 28 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) will be held from 27 to 28 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. TICAD-VI will be a milestone of the TICAD process, since it will be the first-ever TICAD Summit to be held in the African continent in its over 20 years of history. Holding TICAD-VI in […]

Mechaniztion only way to ensure profitable agri-business

Mechaniztion only way to ensure profitable agri-business

  Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett has challenged farmers to embrace mechanization in agriculture inorder to bring down the cost of production of agricultural produce. “Only by reducing the cost of production by using approprirate mechanization can farmers break even and realize reasonable profit margins” says Bett adding that traditional farming for […]

Dairy farmers benefit from dairy commercialization project

Dairy farmers  benefit from dairy commercialization project

Dairy farmers where the Small-holder Dairy Commercialization Project (SDCP) has been operating can now count on tangible benefits since the inception of the project in October 2006. Milk production in the 9 counties –  Bungoma, Bomet, Kakamega, Kisii, Nakuru, Nandi, Nyamira, Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu has increased per cow from 4-12 litres/day. Cost of […]