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Agribusiness programme spreads wings to Machakos

 Youth and women in different agriculture value chains in Machakos and the surrounding counties are set to receive a major boost after the AgriBiz programme conducted a sensitization forum to stakeholders in the agriculture sector at an event held at Machakos ATC. The sensitization forum comes barely a month after Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua […]

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 […]

Kisii,Uasin Gishu sign MOU with KCIC to bring wealth to farmers

The County Governors of Kisii and Uasin Gishu, H.E James Ongwae and H.E Jackson Mandago respectively, have signed an agreement with Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) to support a remarkable project that will accelerate wealth creation for the people in the two counties and the neighbouring areas. The project is designed to change the lives […]

Quantum Feeds: Providing homemade feed formulation to farmers

The cost of animal feeds has significantly gone up following the introduction of 16% VAT on all animal feeds. The increasing cost is driving many farmers out of business as feeds account for more than 80 percent of the production cost. Making your own feeds cuts down the costs while increasing your profit margin.  Quantum […]

Dipsea care naturals: A healthy solution to owning your glow

In the quest of trying to find a healthier solution for her sensitive skin, Grace Kimunya, an advocate, founded Dipsea care naturals which deal with the production of natural skincare and hair products. “Dipsea care naturals started as a passion and interest. I have sensitive skin and while looking for a healthier solution, I decided […]

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 […]

IT professional who owns a thriving flower business in Nairobi

Esther Wambui Kimani has turned her passion for flowers into a thriving business in Kenya. She is the owner of Merest Flowers, an enterprise that specializes in connecting cut flower growers, farms and plantations in Kenya with florists and wholesale flower buyers across the globe. Esther has been fond of flowers since she was young […]

A family of local farmers producing export quality herbs

Do you remember the old adage, “The family that prays together stays together”? The same sentiment of strength and togetherness can be expressed in farming, too, if we say, “The family that farms together stays together.” And while it may not rhyme or be as spiritually significant, it really does matter that families stay together […]

From a bank manager to a dairy farmer

After five years in banking, Athanas Mbele Mwachia left his comfortable source of income to become a dairy farmer, an industry he describes as the real money-maker. I thought for me to go into business, I had to venture into an industry where much money is pumped in every day. For an average Kenyan family, […]

Cibiya Farm Holdings quest to boost agribusiness sector in Kenya

Agriculture is the biggest contributor to Kenya’s economy, but the sector has not been fully exploited partly due to negative perceptions around it. Cibiya Farm Holdings Ltd desires to participate in changing that narrative by commercializing the farm and using modern farming techniques that will boost interest towards the agriculture sector both  locally and internationally. […]