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Low local output pushes rice prices

Steep decline in local production, expensive imports and piling pressure on households already grappling with the high cost of living has increase rice prices...

Dairy farmers implored to adopt smart farming

Renowned milk processor Brookside has urged Kenyan dairy farmers to adopt smart farming solutions and keep breeds that are cost effective and possess the...

Ethiopia puts out wheat tender

Ethiopia has floated a 400,000 tonnes of milling wheat tender for humanitarian assistance programs throughout the country. According to Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report...

Flower farmers relocate to Ethiopia

Unending workforce strikes has forced Kenya’s flower farmers to consider relocation to Ethiopia, against the backdrop of a shrinking market . According to Nakuru Governor...

Uganda new frontier for food, grain production

Official host partner of the Agribusiness Congress East Africa - The Grain Council of Uganda (TGCU) sees vast business opportunities offered by the region’s...

Horticulture to benefit from Elgon Kenya-Dudutech deal

Kenya’s horticulture industry stands to benefit from a deal between agro input company Elgon Kenya and IPM category products producer Dudutech. Through the pact, the...

Kenya’s sugar plantation Mumias reopens

Sugar manufacturing firm in Kenya, Mumias Sugar Company has resumed operations after five months of closure. The development comes after government pumped Sh3.7 billion into...

ETG committed to farmers’ growth

Kenya’s Export Trading Group has sensitised farmers on bogus middleman that thrive during the harvesting season. Shem Odhiambo, Country Director bemoaned that farmers have for...

Coffee producers dump production

The low coffee earnings are expected to shrink producers output, international coffee producers have warned. Primarily grown in Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia, and Ethiopia, analyst...

US ethanol producers eyes Kenya

Kenya’s pro-ethanol policies are providing the foundation for ethanol use in the country, offering potential demand for US ethanol imports. Brian Healy, U.S. Grains Council...