Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The government has revealed it will buy maize at Kshs 2300 per 90kg bag

Government to buy maize at Sh2300;North Rift Governors fault decision

The Strategic Food Reserve Fund (SFRF) chairman Noah Wekesa has announced that the government will be purchasing the 90kg bag of maize from farmers,...
Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula

Wetangula urges President to take action against maize cartels

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to take action against maize cartels who have contributed to the current maize scandal. Speaking in...
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter

Keter persists with calls for Kiunjuri resignation

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has seven days to sort out and reveal the rot in the Agriculture Ministry that has led to farmers' woes...
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter

CS Kiunjuri must reveal those behind maize scams or resign,says Keter

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter has urged Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri to reveal the culprits behind the maize scams that have led to the...
Nandi Governor Stephen Sang and West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo (centre) during the West Pokot Agricultural show at Kishaunet

Governors call for total devolution of the agricultural sector

Two Governors from the North Rift region have called for the agriculture sector to be fully devolved to increase production and fix challenges facing...
Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri

CS Kiunjuri says he is not to blame for maize payouts

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has revealed that of the Kshs 9.4 billion disbursed to NCPB by the government for the payment of maize farmers...
President Kenyatta has ordered the Agricluture CS to weed out individuals who are misusing funds meant for sugar industries and farmers

Perpetrators behind farmers’, sugar industries’ woes to be dealt with

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has been directed to weed out perpetrators who are behind the financial woes of farmers and industries in the nation's...
Musikari Kombo has encouraged residents of Western Kenya to shift their attention to cash crop farming

Western residents urged to shift focus to cash crops like coffee

Western leaders should shift attention from maize and sugarcane farming to other cash crops like coffee and cotton in order to realize tangible prosperity...
Maize performance in the region improved this year according to research by Tegemeo Institute

Research indicates improved maize performance this year

The favourable weather conditions in the region and minimal incidences of pests and diseases contributed to the reduction of the costs of production for maize this...
Bad policies have led to persistent hunger issues in ASALs according to research

ASALs continue experiencing hunger problems due to bad policies

Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALS) continue to suffer from hunger due to poor policies and bad governance. This is according to a baseline survey conducted...