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Posted 11 hours 24 min ago

SAFE successfully launches Food Fortification and Agribusiness e-Books.

Solutions for African Food Enterprises (SAFE) is a five-year program implemented in Kenya, Malawi Zambia, Tanzania and Ethiopia through a partnership of USAID, TechnoServe (TNS) and Partners in Food Solutions (PFS). SAFE seeks to increase competitiveness of the African food processing sector to expand availability of affordable and nutritious foods.

Challenge: The program works with small and medium sized food processors in providing demand-driven technology transfer and business advisory services through customized capacity building to selected processors, as well as sector-wide interventions like training.

The specific support and intervention is informed by the interaction of the program with the processors as well as sector wide studies.

The processors working with the SAFE program are drawn from different sectors including flour milling, baking, apiculture, fruit processing and dairy processing.

In 2013,

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Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 7 months 2 weeks ago

Solar Powered Food Processing Technology know how from India , free foreverNRG

From The desk of : Ramesh Moliya +91 99137 99027; growgreenenergy@gmail.com

1 What is Drying or Dehydration? Drying or Dehydration means Removing (Partial orAlmost) Moisture or Water from Produce. By doing so, Life of Produce can be extended for long period of 6 to 18 Months.

The process is to remove water contents only, the remaining value of Colour, Taste, Aroma, National Value remains the same. In fact it makes high nutritional value by compressing them in smaller form and by reducing size to 1/10th , its easy to Store, Transport and Accessible at all kitchen round the year and 24 x7.

2 Why should we go for Drying? To preserve during Bumper Crops and sell through-out year at good Price. Longer Storage, Easy to Transport and make Available round the globe and can be ready to use 365 days- 24x7 hours. Value addition and Ready to use.

3 What is Solar Drying System and Why? Solar Drying is Natural Process of reduc

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Posted 1 year 1 month ago

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Posted 1 year 1 month ago

Available now: AgriProFocus Kenya Annual Plan for 2016!

A happy new year to you all from the network secretariat!

I have the pleasure to share with you our Annual Plan for 2016

We highly appreciate the input from our members therefore, this plan has been compiled based on contributions during our annual network day held on 1st October 2015 and consultations with various members after that. We will make sure that 2016 is a year full of opportunities for you when it comes to farmer entrepreneurship!

What you can expect from us:

· Membership growth both in numbers and diversity. We believe the value of our network is drawn from the diversity that members bring to the network.

· Key highlight events throughout the year with members with an underlying theme in food security

· Explore local, regional and international partnerships to scale up the initiatives under the youth in agribusiness theme

· Continue to offer a neutral platform for deba

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Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 1 year 8 months ago

I am delighted to share with you videos for Horticulture and Food Security Program. Visit our youtube channel and View more

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Posted 1 year 8 months ago

AgriProFocus Kenya Annual Report 2014!

AgriProFocus Kenya is proud to present its Annual Report for 2014. The report provides an overview of our network’s results following the priorities as set in our annual plan. Let’s provide a quick glance at these results.

2014 was a year of overall growth of our network in terms of activities and participation of relevant stakeholders, face-to-fac

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Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 1 year 8 months ago

Dear All,

I have the pleasure to share with you our May Newsletter. In this issue we bring you latest developments regarding the #Trendsetterscaravan, the Kenya Market Led Horticulture Program and the recently held Securing water for Food conference. Besides that we have Latest jobs, call for proposals as well as videos. Kindly take time and go through it, react to some discussions and provide us with Feedback.

We appreciate your support Always.

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Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 1 year 10 months ago

Dear Members,

Our April Newsletter issue is out. Kindly find time and read it.

Here are the highlights.

  1. Update on youth in Agribusiness

  2. Developments on doing business in Kenya

  3. Guideline on how to share documents on our website

  4. Good news from KOFAr Kenya

  5. Jobs, call for proposals, videos and other news.

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Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 1 year 10 months ago

Samuel Saruni Thank you so much for sharing the new study. Its very informative for both the dairy as well as extensive livestock players

1 year 10 months ago

Stephen Mutiso Great advice and summary on Artificial Insemination and i will be sure to share it.

1 year 10 months ago

Jillian Kanaiza Makungu Dear Stephen and Samuel. We are glad this information is of great use for us. I appreciate you taking your time to go through the report. Feel free to share the same.

1 year 10 months ago

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Posted 1 year 10 months ago

Dear AgriProFocus Kenya Members,

I have the pleasure to share with you our March Newsletter.

In the issue, we bring you ;

=>Updates on the upcoming extensive livestock Expo

=>What Laikipia county agribusiness fair had to offer

=>Plans from our partners to you.

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1 year 8 months ago

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Posted 1 year 11 months ago

AgriProFocus Newsletter; February Issues Is out

Dear All

Our newsletter is out. You can read more on the latest developments here


Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 2 years 3 days ago

AgriProFocus Kenya Annual Plan for 2015

I have the pleasure to share with you our Annual Plan for 2015 (link to PDF). We highly appreciate the input from our members, therefore, this plan has been compiled based on contributions by you. We will make sure that 2015 is a year full of opportunities for you when it comes to farmer entrepreneurship!

What you can expect from us:

1.  Business focussed events including fairs, Business to Business cocktails and matchmaking forums

2. Regional (Eastern and Horn of Africa) extensive livestock expo

3. Experience sharing and joint learning events

4. Opportunities for debate on policy matters with primary focus on AFFA and Crops Acts

5. Specific sector focus on pork and mushroom sub-sectors

6...... among others

As is good common practice within AgriProFocus Kenya, the agenda leaves room for engagement of interested stakeholders. It is custom that throughout the year more new opportunities will emerge than can be incorporated. You are

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kenneth kiplimo ngetich I, Kenneth Ngetich, a small scale horticultural farmer from Lessos Nandi County wish to establish a Demonstration Farm which takes into account all the international adherence of health as well as environmental and soil conservation sustainability. I have a farm about 4 acres, accessible, electric power, a stream and good soil. How do establish it? My email kenneth.ngetich@gmail.com

2 years 2 days ago

ATSALI STANLEY With regard to the regional (Eastern and Horn of Africa) extensive livestock expo, is there need for a sui-generis protection for Animal Breeds Rights in the region? Livestock is a major economic sector in the region, and for its sustainable development, there could be need for Intellectual Property protection for Animal Breeders, just like plant breeders rights. Is it over ambitious?

1 year 12 months ago

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Posted 2 years 2 weeks ago


Read More on the ELIV Expo concept Note

Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 2 years 1 month ago

Read out the Pig  sector and Kenya meat sector reports

There is a huge opportunity for developing and maintaining market information for the pig sector and other value chains in Kenya. Below are links with more information on Pork an meat sectors in Kenya.

Pig sector report

Kenya Meat Sector Report

Posted By in Publications Kenya
Posted 2 years 1 month ago

Good morning partners. Read more on a study commissioned by the Netherlands Embassy on the meat sector in Kenya Here

Wim Goris thanks for this, I linked this item to the Extensive Livestock pages.

1 year 9 months ago

Jillian Kanaiza Makungu Thanks much Wim

1 year 9 months ago

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Posted 2 years 3 months ago

Market Acceleration through Local Interventions (MALI) -Kitui county Market Fair

Contact : 0720667575

Organized by: Maureen Munjua

Agri-ProFocus in partnership with SNV and the EFSEK program would like to invite you to the first ever Kitui Rural sub-county market event in Kitui County on 2nd December 2014 at Kanyangi. The market fair will be held at St.  Augustine Kanyangi Boys. The objective of this market event is to bring together various stakeholders; farmers, extension service providers, input suppliers, buyers, processors, retailers, financiers, industry regulators, NGO’s and other stakeholders in a “marketplace” for deal-making and partnership brokering.

Your participation in this crucial market event will be a great contribution to national food security and agriculture value chain development.

Find more information on the program and invitation letter below.

Program Kitui Market Event

Invitation Letter Kitui Market Event

 

 

 

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Posted 2 years 3 months ago