Entries by Admin Kilimo

Today Agriculture CS held a press conference to address the status of desert locust invasion & its management in Kenya.

STATUS BRIEF OF DESERT LOCUST AND ITS MANAGEMENT IN KENYA -21ST JANUARY, 2021 Ladies and gentlemen of the press, welcome to this media briefing. As you may be aware, the Country is under the second wave of Desert locust invasion which entered from Ethiopia and Somalia in mid-November 2020. To date, 15 Counties have reported […]

Agriculture CS Peter Munya has threatened to de register co-operative societies

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has threatened to de register co-operative societies and dissolve management committees hindering farmers from borrowing the Sh3 billion cherry advance fund. Speaking during public participation on Coffee Bill 2020, in Karatina, Nyeri County, yesterday, Mr Munya said some societies were working in cohorts with millers and marketers to ensure farmers […]

The ambassador of Israel to Kenya, H.E Oded Joseph, paid CAS Anne Nyaga CBS, a courtesy call at Kilimo House

This morning, H.E Oded Joseph, the ambassador of Israel to Kenya paid CAS Anne Nyaga CBS, a courtesy call at Kilimo House. In their discussions, it was evident that there is a need for agricultural transformation by embracing modern agricultural methods and technologies by the the youths. They also talked of assistance in the provision […]

CS Munya Tour of ASAL Counties

Embargoed for release on December 30, 2020 CS Munya extends Agricultural Reforms to ASAL Counties. The Cabinet Secretary cut his Christmas break short to inspect the ongoing Desert Locust control measures in the North Eastern and Coastal region of the country, (Wajir, Garissa, Kitui and Tana River) taking the opportunity to also engage the County […]

CS Hon Peter Munya has concluded his three day public participation meetings on Coffee Bill 2020

Agriculture CS Hon Peter Munya has concluded his three day public participation meetings on Coffee Bill 2020 at Nyamathumbi Primary School, Gatundu North Constituency in Kiambu County, joined by the area MP Hon. Wanjiku Kibe and Secretary Administration Mr. Kello Harsama. Farmers from three sub counties: Gatundu North Githunguri and Gatundu North, have embraced the […]

CS Hon Peter Munya has bid farewell to H.E Muse Bihi Abdi President of Somaliland after his three-day official visit in Kenya

Agriculture CS Hon Peter Munya has bid farewell to H.E Muse Bihi Abdi President of Somaliland after his three-day official visit in Kenya. H.E Muse was in the country for talks with H.E the President on subjects of mutual interest between Kenya Somaliland, among the topics of discussion was enhancing cooperation in various sectors including […]

CS Peter Munya accompanied the SomaliLand President H.E Muse Bihi to a tour at the Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre (KAGRC)

Today CS Peter Munya accompanied the SomaliLand President H.E Muse Bihi to a tour at the Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre (KAGRC). KAGRC is mandated with production, distribution and conservation of high quality animal germplasm as well as providing related breeding services. Present was PS Livestock Harry Kimtai and KAGRC MD Dr. David Kios.   For […]

CS Peter Munya reaffirms commitment towards the locust eradication programme currently underway in large parts of the Coast and North Eastern region

Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has reaffirmed the national government’s commitment towards the locust eradication programme currently underway in large parts of the Coast and North Eastern region. He stated that the national government had already started a locust eradication initiative in Tana River, Lamu, Kilifi, Garissa and Mandera adding that […]