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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,... Read more
From The desk of : Ramesh Moliya +91 99137 99027; firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Dear Partners, through this post i would like to share presentations from our just concluded learning event held on 26th and 27th January 2016 on Sustainable Partnerships for Food Security at Safari Park Hotel and Latia Resource Centre.
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... Read more
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... Read more
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.
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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I have the pleasure to share with you the Market study on artificial insemination and vaccine production value chains in Kenya .
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... Read more
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.
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