Cotton in Lamu County

The Kenya’s textile and apparel sector has the potential to play a key role in anchoring the country’s deeper movement into middle income status and in serving as a source of gainful employment for its fast growing, young population. Against the...

Phytosanitary Conference

Kenya will for the first time host an international plant health conference that will bring together about 100 delegates from across the world. Dubbed the International Phytosanitary Conference in Africa, the event will be held at the Kenya Plant...


Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) are crucial to the Kenyan economic growth. However, the important role that these and other little companies play in economic growth has often gone unappreciated. Many a times, little is said about the number...

Importance of Certified Seed

What is seed? Seed is a fertilized matured ovule covered with seed coat used for planting or regeneration purpose.  It is the most vital and crucial input for crop production. One of the ways to increase the productivity without adding...


The Cabinet Secretary in Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives Hon. Adan Mohamed has appointed Lucy Muchoki to the board of directors at the Micro and Small Enterprises Authority. In a gazette notice dated July 22, the CS appointed the...

K26 gives farmers hope

  Kenyan farmers have been complaining of the rapid reduction in green grams yields for a long time. But now a group of farmers is smiling all the way to the bank. Research institutes like Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research...