National Cereals And Produce Board News

More woes for farmers at NCPB

This is after the National Cereals And Produce Board (NCPB) revealed it is facing an acute shortage of gunny bags in more than 30 depots countrywide, slowing down maize deliveries to stores.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Maize supply to be halted on Friday at some NCPB depots for lack of storage bags

Delivery of maize to the National Cereals And Produce Board might be halted if the government does not provide enough bags.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

What biometric platform will do for Soy farmers

We want to establish the exact acreage our farmers have planted and under what crop.” He said the data gathered through the platform will come in handy when lobbying for necessary support from the national government, Ministry of Agriculture, the National Cereals And Produce Board (NCPB) and other stakeholders.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Maize farmers to wait longer for NCPB pay

News Maize farmers to wait longer for NCPB pay Maize farmers will have to wait longer before they can receive money for delivery of their produce to the National Cereals And Produce Board (NCPB) despite promises by the government to make prompt payments.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Hasten maize payment

Editorials EDITORIAL: Hasten maize payment Reports that the National Cereals And Produce Board has only bought two percent of the targeted two million bags of maize since the exercise kicked off three weeks ago are worrying.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

William Ruto changes government tune, assures farmers will get subsidised fertiliser

On Thursday, January 31, Strategic Food Reserves Fund (SFR) Chairman Noah Wekesa cited procurement hitches at the Ministry of Agriculture as a reason why government would not import and sell fertliser at lower prices at National Cereals And Produce Board (NCPB) depots.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

Queens coach says lack of competition makes top tier boring

He added: “We have one match on Sunday (tomorrow) against KU before we finalise the league with a match against National Cereals And Produce Board next month.

The Star , Kenya Feb 15, 2019

NCPB to pay maize farmers from next week

Maize farmers who have delivered their harvest to the National Cereals And Produce Board (NCPB) will start receiving their payment from mid-next week, the Agriculture ministry has announced.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 15, 2019

Farmers to get pay from next week

The National Cereals And Produce Board opened its depots on January 23 in 14 counties to receive maize from vetted farmers only.

The Star , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

NCPB buys 2pc of target maize in three weeks

Economy NCPB buys 2pc of target maize in three weeks The National Cereals And Produce Board (NCPB) has bought a mere two per cent of the targeted two million bags of maize since it started the exercise three weeks ago.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 14, 2019