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.
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.
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.
A private security company - Protectorate S.P.C - has sued the Ministry Of Agriculture over failure to pay Shs173m for security services.
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.
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.
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 user department was Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).
“It is a multi-sectoral approach; we have the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry Of Agriculture being part of the team.
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.