Kenya

What will end hunger, put money in farmers’ pockets

by Brian Okinda. Daily Nation – 28 April 2017 About every five years, Kenya faces drought that puts lives of millions of people at risk. The drought has become cyclic with little being done to arrest the predicable situation. This time round, close to three million people faced starvation. Experts at the recently held Nation

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Small-scale farmers could earn Sh15bn if memo is adopted

By Gerald Andae. Business Daily – Africa. 14 March 2017. Smallholder farmers could earn up to Sh15 billion annually if a Ministry of Agriculture memo to the Cabinet requiring 30 per cent of public institutions’ produce procurement be directly reserved for farmers is adopted. The ministry says the Cabinet memo is intended to link small-scale

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