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Agriculture Cabinet Scretary Will Bett (left) with Japanese Vice Mi...

Agriculture Cabinet Scretary Will Bett (left) with Japanese Vice Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Kenya and Japan have agreed to further their cooperation in the agricultural sector in order to enhance production, manufacturing and processing, food safety, distribution, marketing and consumption of food in the crops, livestock and fisheries sub-sectors through public-private partnerships. Kenya’s Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Cabinet Secretary Mr. Willy Bett and Japan’s Vice Minister for Agriculture, […]

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 […]