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State suspends ban on importation of milk powder

KDB to continue monitoring production and demand for milk and milk products.

Suluhu calls for inclusion of youth and women in Africa’s food systems agenda

She speak in Dar Es Salaam during the launch of Africa’s Food System Forum 2023

Tana River farmers to benefit from Sh1bn climate project

The project seeks to ensure efficient water production and management

City startup helps fish traders cut post-harvest losses, access market

Keep It Cool distributes fish products from small-scale fishers to retailers in Nairobi

Dairy farmers are at a crossroad as drought and high cost of feed hit hard

The weakening of shilling is also hurting importers

Large scale farmers in Kenya to start growing maize in Zambia

CS says Zambia's weather patterns are favourable for food production

Insure crops against drought and flooding, farmers toldFarmers told to take up crop insurance

Crop insurance to cushion farmers against crop failure due to drought.

Western and Nyanza areas likely to experience lightening and isolated storms, says MET

Residents advised not to shelter under trees or near metallic structures when it is raining

Hope in the horizon as farmers ready for 2023 long rains

The farmers have been advised to invest in household water pans to enable them harvest some water.

State scales up drought response as livestock continues to die

Asals CS says government has released an additional Sh2 billion to secure relief food distribution for affected ...

NEMA gives a go ahead for research on GMO cassava

The license will allow for the national performance trial by KEPHIS

Locked Unga prices likely to rise next week, say millers

Agriculture PS says maize shortage is not only a Kenyan crisis, but is also being felt in international markets.

Locked We take your concerns on GMOs serious, medics tell Kenyans

Say concerns expressed by Kenyans on GMOs are legit

Locked Another half million Kenyans join those in dire need of food aid

About six million people in 32 counties are affected by the drought

Costly animal feed pushes egg prices to record high

Cost of a tray of eggs has shot from an average of Sh350 last year to between Sh450 and Sh600.

Locked Breeding new rice variety takes over 10 years— scientist

In Kenya, rice breeders use the Basmati 370 variety as a checker to compare with

New rice variety tolerant to soil salinity, yield high

We must plant climate-smart varieties to close gap between consumption and production.