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Kenyan Farmers To Benefit From EU Agriculture Export Subsidies Cut

Kenyan farmers are set to enjoy a bigger market share after the European Union committed to cut agricultural export subsidies by end of January in line with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) landmark decision passed in Nairobi. Export subsidies refer to an array of credit and guarantee schemes extended to EU traders to make their […]

Coffee farmers are set to benefit from Sh103 billion ($1 billion) partnership deal between Dutch Rabobank and Unep aimed at raising production, processing, volumes and quality of produce.   The multinational headquartered in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday said the grant is a three-year initiative pushing for a more sustainable food and agricultural sector. “This new kick-start […]

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Often talked about but getting least priority in the economy of developing countries, agriculture is central to solving the poverty conundrum in Africa. Understanding the role of agriculture in poverty alleviation is instrumental to comprehending the overall development process. It is widely believed that the problem of lack of income and its distribution or extreme […]

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Kenya and the Netherlands continue to share a cordial bilateral relationship, with trade- and investment relations between the two countries deepening in recent years. In particular, dutch investment in agriculture and horticulture have helped boost strongly local employment. During a courtesy visit to the standard group earlier today, the dutch ambassador to Kenya, Joost Reintjes, […]

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A project bringing together thousands of small farmers in western Kenya has become the first to earn carbon credits using a new sustainable farming accounting system, the World Bank said on Tuesday. According to the bank – whose BioCarbon Fund is financing the initiative – the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project issued 24,788 credits under the […]

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