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Kenyan farmers set to benefit from agribusiness incubation hubs

Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) has set up eight agribusiness incubation hubs to onboard Kenyan youth and women in the agricultural sector. The hubs that are located in Bungoma, Kisii, Machakos, Uasin Gishu, Kiambu, Kilifi, Meru and Isiolo are set to primarily focus on offering farmers new avenues and opportunities to engage along the agricultural […]

Envisage: Linking smallholder avocado farmers to export markets

If there is a crop that has suddenly become a craze among smallholder farmers in Kenya, it is the avocado plant. With the country producing an estimate of 115,000 metric tonnes of avocado per year, the industry is dominated by the farmers who need an already sustainable market for their produce. Envisage Limited, a grower […]

Company milking opportunity in dairy farming

Dairy farming is one of the largest subsectors in Kenya and still offers significant opportunities to increase farmers’ income through its various value chains. It in fact remains a priority income-generating enterprise in more than 15 of the 47 counties in Kenya due to its potential to transform the economic well-being of the households involved […]

Small scale rice business thriving in Kirinyaga County

Deep in the heart of Kirinyaga County, Mwea Tebere Region, a small-scale rice farming business is flourishing. Registered as a sole proprietorship business which has been in existence for four years, Clarance Enterprises mainly focuses on agribusiness with the main objective of providing food and employment to members of the community. Jane Muguchu, the founder […]

Impacting smallholder sorghum farmers through contract farming

Machakos County agripreneurs continue to show their resilience in the agribusiness sector despite the county being one of the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya that are worst hit by the impacts of the climate change. This has been seen in the large production of sorghum by one Alice Mathingau, the founder agribusiness solutions. The […]

A poultry outgrower scheme getting it right

A poultry farm in Nakuru Kenya known as Naxveg Kuku Fresh Limited has come up with an outgrower scheme model of business to help achieve numerous sustainable agricultural objectives for farmers. They supply the farmers with birds, inputs and improve sustainable sourcing practices by connecting smallholder poultry farmers into mutually beneficial partnerships with large buyers […]

Monetizing local cereals for improved livelihoods

Food is an essential component of nutrition; food production in Sub-Saharan Africa however is on the decline due to persistent drought, frequent famines and misdirected policies that have adversely affected the traditional food systems. Nevertheless, one agripreneur Joseph Mburu is changing the tides with his startup enterprise Loftycraft investment. They deal with milling and value […]

Hunt for quality seeds gives birth to thriving agribusiness

Mrs. Njeru Mwihaki of Grace Rock Farms has only good things to say about her agribusiness venture. The startup which is based in Rironi, Limuru, Kiambu County and licensed by Agriculture Food Authority(AFA) specializes in producing quality seedlings of distinct vegetables, fruits and potatoes. Their main objective is to increase the volume and quality of […]

A one-stop-poultry empire in the making

Andrew Amwayi, a trained trainer of trainees (T.O.T) in youth group dynamics and formation, is building a thriving poultry business in Bungoma County with the main objective of creating a business model that will improve household incomes and nutrition through the improvement of indigenous poultry production. Recently crowned among the 200 beneficiaries of the AgriBiz […]

Youth innovations are key to Africa’s development

Recent research shows that 33% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa comprises persons aged 10-24 years which