Entries by Admin Kilimo

CAS Madam Anne Nyaga tours the Embu County Coffee Mill in Embu

As the Ministry works towards revitalizing the coffee sector, today CAS Madam Anne Nyaga toured the Embu County Coffee Mill in Embu, to assess its progress in milling and sensitize the union leadership on the Cherry Advance Fund and the Coffee Revitalization Program. The team was led by the union chairman and its leadership, whose […]

The Ministry of Agriculture, has signed an agreement with five Coastal county governments to enhance incomes from fishing in the areas.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, has signed an agreement with five Coastal county governments to enhance incomes from fishing in the areas. Joined by CAS Dr. Linah Jebii Kilimo and PS Fisheries Prof. Micheni Ntiba, CS Hon. Peter Munya signed the agreements today with County Executives Committee members from Lamu, Tana River, […]

CS Peter Munya addresses 100 coffee society officials in Meru

  Today CS Peter Munya addressed 100 coffee society officials (chairman and secretary) in Meru who were split into two sessions of 50 each to meet Covid-19 social distance requirements. The CS emphasized a raft of changes being introduced to revive and improve the coffee sector, both in productivity and farmer earnings. These included: Access […]

The Cabinet Secretary Hon Peter Munya today announced the restructuring of the National Food Reserve and Food storage Management.

The Cabinet Secretary Hon Peter Munya today announced the restructuring of the National Food Reserve and Food storage Management. Henceforth, (i) The government will not directly buy, sell maize or set prices of maize (ii) The government will no longer purchase, distribute, sell or set prices of fertiliser, seeds or any farm inputs (iii) Going […]

Hon Peter Munya flags off Potato basic seed, produced by KALRO, to Counties for further multiplication

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Hon Peter Munya today flagged off Potato basic seed, produced by KALRO, to Counties for further multiplication. Basic seed is the seed produced under the highest level of genetic control to ensure the seed is genetically pure and accurately represents the variety characteristics identified by the breeder during variety selection. This seed […]

Today CS Peter Munya commissioned a Desert Locust Invasion Impact Assessment Exercise which will help inform future interventions and recovery efforts.

Following the invasion, multiplication and spread of Desert Locust (DL), which precipitated serious threat to food security and community livelihoods, today CS Peter Munya commissioned a Desert Locust Invasion Impact Assessment Exercise which will help inform future interventions and recovery efforts. CS Munya noted that the Government is deeply concerned about the welfare of those […]

Today, CS Peter Munya today presided over the Commissioning and Handing-over of Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ABDP)

Today, CS Peter Munya today presided over the Commissioning and Handing-over of Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ABDP) vehicles to the first six implementing Counties and the Programme Coordination Unit. In April 2019, the Government of Kenya through the State Department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Blue Economy, got a 14.9 Billion shillings support from International […]