KENYA - Kenya has been ranked last in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in regulation of agricultural markets in a survey by the World Bank (WB).
KENYA - Kenya has signed a Sh6.23 billion financing package with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to fund small scale irrigation projects across 11 counties.
GHANA - The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has called on the government and its donor partners in the country to invest more in constructing irrigation facilities to ensure that farmers were engaged in all-year-round agricultural activities.
ZAMBIA - Government will next month launch an irrigation scheme in Chisamba at a total cost of US$78.1 million, Minister of Agriculture Given Lubinda has said.
GHANA – Four farming communities in three districts in the Northern Region have benefited from a Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Power for Sustainable Irrigation project to undertake an all-year-round agriculture to boost their income and ensure food security.
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) yesterday inaugurated the National Agricultural Biotechnology Research Centre in Holeta Town.
KENYA - Farmers will this year access government fertiliser through the electronic subsidy management system following its successful piloting last year.
KENYA - The search for improved breeds that offer optimum milk quantities by farmers in East Africa could soon be over after a local organisation launched the first cow Invitro Fertilisation (IVF) Embryo Transfer (ET).
KENYA - Mercy Corps has partnered with MasterCard Foundation to launch a digital programme to help smallholder farmers close the gap in accessing financial and informational services in Kenya.
UGANDA - Uganda has tightened the fight against counterfeit and substandard agricultural inputs like seeds, fertilizers, chemicals among other items flooding the Uganda market by launching the E-tag electronic verification system.
ZAMBIA - Government says the electronic voucher (E-voucher) system under the farmer input support programme will help flash out ‘ghost’ farmers.
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