Category: UPDATES

A track of key events and news with most impact in agriculture like COVID-19, Desert locusts, Budgets and national policies.

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How to start vegetable gardens for kids

Vegetable gardens for kids can help urban families to get more foods and incomes. In today’s post, learn how school-going children can start and run a small one from seeding to harvest. It will focus...

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Where to buy fertilizers in Kenya

Are you looking to buy the best planting, foliar feed or topdressing fertilizers for your crops this season? In Kenya, many suppliers selling both organic and inorganic types. In this blog post, we will list...

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Smart food markets for the future

When you hear about an open-air food market, you think of a dirty and congested place.  However, the latest trends in this sector are making of ultra-modern facilities. An example is the Kikuyu market or...

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Agri-COVID Vegetable Gardens for Kids during Lockdown

In a normal school calendar, learners would be in their second week of August holidays. Today, students in Kenya are on their sixth month of zero structured learning. It is a similar scenario in over...

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COVID-19: 12 Lessons for Food Safety

Can COVID-19 measures such as quarantine, social distancing and hand-washing improve our food safety? Explore 12 lessons you can execute on your home, farm, ranch or pack-house.
They are in animal health management, safe crop protection and enhanced bio-security. for quality farm yields, safer goods and higher profits.

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Kenya’s Budget 2020/21, Highlights for Agriculture

Kenya’s Agriculture and food security are key in 8-point Economic Stimulus Plan, “Big 4” agenda and vision 2030. Get a detailed analysis and implications of the FY 2020/21 budget allocations on the sector

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Why you need a Kitchen garden during and post COVID-19

Learn why you need a home garden during and after COVID-19 pandemic. Benefits of a kitchen garden include saving and making money, growing fresh and healthy food and a worthy hobby or fun activity.