KENYA - Sugar millers will from October pay farmers based on the quality of cane as opposed to the current weight system following the procurement of Sh1.6 billion testing units.
NAMIBIA – Namibian beef farmers must work together to achieve a competitive advantage for Namibia as a cattle producer and beef exporter.
UGANDA - President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday joined the Hudani Manji family to officially launch another of their business line investments- Yo Kuku into the East African Market.
KENYA - Farmers in the Rift Valley are demanding 85 per cent of the shares in New KCC.
KENYA - Kenya plans to diversify its international tea market products by introducing the production of orthodox teas, according to the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA).
NIGERIA - Trade professionals have warned of imminent collapse of the Nigerian manufacturing sector if the recently signed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) between European Union and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) fully takes off.
RWANDA - Authorities in the southern district of Nyaruguru are set to increase tea production in the district to help transform people's lives and the economy.
NIGERIA - The cassava processing initiative undertaken by World Bank sponsored West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP) in collaboration with the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) has taken off in Oyo State.
KENYA - County governments pushing for single milling and marketing of all coffee produced in their counties have been asked to leave successful coffee societies alone and instead concentrate on those that are having problems.
NIGERIA - Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has announced the opening of what it described as the biggest single automated animal feed mill built in Africa by one of its subsidiary, Easter Feed Mills Limited, Calabar, Cross River State.
NIGERIA - As part of policy to explore all facets of agricultural value chains, the management of Lentus Foods, an agro-allied firm located at Ugho community in Orhionmwon local government area of Edo State plans to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava farm by 2015 fiscal year.
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