HON PETER MUNYA, MGH, CABINET SECRETARY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND COOPERATIVES, ANNOUNCEMENT OF POLICY, REGULATORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS IN THE TEA SECTOR IN KENYA ON 16TH APRIL 2020 Introduction 1. Tea Contributes immensely to socio-economic development of the country. It is the leading foreign exchange earner contributing about 23% of the total foreign […]
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Cotton can potentially be grown in 24 counties in arid and semi-arid areas. Its production in the country, however, declined from a peak of 70,000 bales in 1986 to 20,000 bales in 1990. The country has the potential to grow up to 260,000 bales, but currently, the sub-sector is producing a meagre 10,000 bales of […]
Today CAS SDCD RC Ann Nyaga represented the CS at a media event for the Launch of hybrid cotton certified seed to be distributed for free to farmers in Western region and the 12 counties of Coast. This would help boost food security as as a direct result of improved likelihoods. During the event CAS […]
The CS Hon Peter Munya today at Kilimo house flagged off 10 vehicles with mounted sprayers for desert locust control handed over by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). In his remarks, the CS said the Ministry plans to increase the number of spray aircrafts to 10 with a further 10 for surveillance and acquire […]
CS Hon Peter Munya has assured Kenyans that the Ministry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic will ensure that all necessary facilitation and support is provided to farmers to enable farming activities to continue for food and nutrition security, keeping in mind the safety and health of the farmers. Flagging of 42 double cabin […]
This morning the Secretary Administrative Mr. Kello Harsama distributed and demonstrated the use of personal protective gear at Kilimo House’s entry points, in an effort to contain the Coronavirus pandemic.
Yesterday CS Peter Munya officially opened the Eastern Kenya Branch ASK Show at Njukini, Embu. He was accompanied by CAS Agriculture and Corporstives, Ann Nyaga. This year’s theme “Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade”- “Ukuzaji wa Uvumbuzi na Teknolojia katika Kilimo na Biashara” aligns well with the Government’s current agenda of transforming agriculture […]
Today, PS Prof. Hamadi Boga at Wilson Airport flagged off 3 more aerial spraying aircrafts brought in by FAO to boost the locust control operations in the country. Speaking during the flag off the PS said the Government in conjunction with Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will undertake an impact assessment of the desert locusts […]
The CS Hon Peter Munya in his keynote address during the locust sensitization announced that at the moment the Ministry is working closely with FAO to firm up the six operations bases among them Wajir, Garissa, Masinga Turkana, and Marsabit and also seeking to raise the number of aircrafts in the operation to 20. The […]
Yesterday the Livestock and Fisheries CAS Jebii Kilimo officiated the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated Central Veterinary Laboratories at Kabete. The renovation was undertaken with the support of the United States of America (USA) through the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Jebii who opened the laboratories on behalf of her CS Peter Munya said that […]
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