Ministry Of Agriculture News

More woes for farmers at NCPB

BAGS TENDER According to sources in the Ministry Of Agriculture, tenders for the procurement of the gunny bags had not been awarded when the President intervened because of lack of quorum.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 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

Farmers unpaid for livestock purchase

ASAL COUNTIES INCREASE The programme is being implemented by the Ministry Of Agriculture, with help of the Food and Agriculture Organization, European Union and the International Livestock Research Institute.

The Star , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Agriculture ministry sued over Shs173 million

A private security company - Protectorate S.P.C - has sued the Ministry Of Agriculture over failure to pay Shs173m for security services.

Daily Monitor , Uganda 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

Grow your money on trees

As such scientists at Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in partnership with other stakeholders including the Ministry Of Agriculture have been carrying out initiatives with rural communities across the country in a bid to increase the forest cover to sustain people’s needs.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 16, 2019

Mandago, Buzeki clash over new fertiliser deal

The governor accused the Ministry Of Agriculture of frustrating farmers by declining to import subsidised fertiliser, thus benefiting private traders who will exploit farmers.

The Star , Kenya Feb 15, 2019

Minister wants titles on gov’t farms cancelled, land officers prosecuted

The user department was Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).

The Independent , Uganda Feb 15, 2019

FG not doing enough to fight Lassa fever – NMA

“It is a multi-sectoral approach; we have the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry Of Agriculture being part of the team.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 14, 2019

Sectors counties need to focus on to grow

Kericho, Migori, Homa Bay and Murang’a were missing from the top 10 counties with high agricultural output, despite being among the 14 counties with more than half of Kenya's land classified as high potential by the Ministry Of Agriculture.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 13, 2019