State Department of Agriculture

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Government denies withdrawing rice deal

Government denies withdrawing rice deal

The Government has not retrieved farm machinery meant for farmers in Ahero and West Kano rice irrigation schemes in Kisumu County as alleged by a local newspaper at the week-end, Agriculture Principal Secretary Dr. Richard Lesiyampe has said. The PS said the support both levels of government was extending to farmers was meant to start […]

CS implores Parliament for more funding for the Agriculture Sector

CS implores Parliament for more funding for the Agriculture Sector

Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries Cabinet Secretary Mr. Willy Bett has implored on Parliament to increase funding for the Agriculture sector as it was the backbone of Kenya’s economy and supported livelihood through creation of employment and eradication of poverty. The CS said to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition, there was need for […]

CS Attends and Chairs Agriculture Sector Development Partners Break...

CS Attends and Chairs Agriculture Sector Development Partners Breakfast Meeting at Intercontinental Hotel

Cabinet Secretary attends and chairs an Agriculture Sector Development Partners Breakfast Meeting that brought together Development Partners, Private sector players, other ministries, Principal Secretaries and County Governors in a bid to further support the development of an efficient and effective Agriculture Sector Cordination Mechanism in the new Constitutional dispensation. The main aim was to set […]

The Launch Of “E-Voucher” For Kenya Cereal Enhancement Programme (K...

The Launch Of “E-Voucher” For Kenya Cereal Enhancement Programme (Kcep) In The Western Region; Tongaren Sub-County, Bungoma County On 17th March, 2016.

KCEP is an intervention that seeks to address some of these challenges by supporting increased productivity of three staple cropping models; maize/beans, sorghum/green grams and millet/pigeon peas. The programme uses an integrated approach where beneficiary farmers access farm inputs through the e-voucher system; financial and extension support services; market access interventions such as warehouse receipt […]