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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 […]

Deputy President William Ruto launches pastoral project

Deputy President William Ruto launches pastoral project

Deputy President H.E. William Ruto on July 30, 2016, launched the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (RPLRP). The DP said the landmark project will improve livestock production which is the economic mainstay of patoral communities in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya which make up 70 per cent of the country’s total area. The […]