State Department of Agriculture

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Government to support production of macadamia

Government to support production of macadamia

Government to support production of macadamia The Kenya Government is distributing subsidized macadamia nuts seeds as part of its strategy to increase production of the crop’s oil-rich products, the Principal Secretary, State Department of Agriculture Dr. Richard Lesiyampe said on December 19, 2016. This he said is being done under the Macadamia nuts revitalization Program. […]

National Government, Counties to join hands in food production

National Government, Counties to join hands in food production

The Government has committed to formulate and roll out agriculture strategies aimed at promoting agriculture through youth-run agricultural enterprises. During a successful two day Inter-Governmental Agriculture Forum held in Mombasa on November 21-22, 2016, both National and County levels of Government appreciated the role each was playing in implementing agricultural policies for increased food production. […]

Agriculture and Food Authority gets new Board

Agriculture and Food Authority gets new Board

The Food and Agriculture Authority (AFA) now has a new Interim Management Committee which will run the affairs of the regulatory organization for one year up to November 7, 2017. The 7-man Committee which will exercise the full authority of a Board of Directors will be chaired by Mr. Raphael Lekoolol. Inaugurating the Committee on […]

Produce more food to feed growing population

Produce more food to feed growing population

Produce more food to feed growing population – CS Willy Bett Kenya’s population is growing by 1 million annually hence the need to boost food production to ensure national food security, Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries Cabinet Secretary Mr. Willy Bett says. “Restructuring of production techniques through adoption of new technology, mechanization and irrigation was the […]