Sharon Anyango

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Kenya

About Me

My name is Sharon Anyango, the Marketing and Communications Facilitator at AgriProFocus office, Kenya. I am responsible for all communication and marketing activities in the organization, building networks with current and potential AgriProFocus stakeholders, branding, and monitoring and evaluation of projects amongst others. I am also here to assist you to navigate through our online platform, please feel free to contact me whenever you encounter challenges.

I am currently pursuing a masters in Media and Development Communication at the University of Nairobi. I hold a Bachelor degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Technical University of Kenya and a Certificate in Computer Applications from St. Joseph Vocational Training Centre. Additionally, I am a former scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington DC under the African Program, Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding.

I have previously worked at the African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS), Elective Africa and as a video editor intern at StarTimes Media, Kenya. I hope to steer the Communication department to greater heights, increase the number of members at the AgriProfocus network and build its brand visibility.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 31 October 2018 at 07:38

FOOD SAFETY DIALOGUE

AgriProFocus in partnership with the Kenya Horticultural Council and Nairobi County Government held a food safety stakeholder meeting on behalf of the Netherlands Development Organization (SNV). The meeting was held on 16th October 2018 at Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi and in attendance were: researchers, private sector actors, development partners as well as public sector actors from county and national government.

SNV and its consortium of partners are currently implementing a project on Market-led Horticulture Programme which has three focus areas namely: – Food safety in fruits and vegetables, Food loss reduction and inclusion of small holder farmers in agricultural value chains.

A lot of studies and reports have been done on food security unfortunately, the implementation of study findings have been poor; the meeting therefore aimed at moving from studies to practice with the aim of piloting a traceability system within Nairobi City Park Market through the finding

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JACOB OGONDA Hello Sharon, I want some technical assistance from you, +254718227127

1 week 14 hours ago

Sharon Anyango Hi Jacob, will contact you shortly through email

1 week 13 hours ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 30 October 2018 at 01:47

The National Youth In Agribusiness Forum (PAINT-Y)

The National Youth in Agribusiness Forum will take place on Tuesday 27th November 2018 at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi from 7.00 am- 7.00 pm. The theme for this year is “Investing in the Next Frontier in Agricultural Transformation” and aims to bring county, national, regional and international stakeholders working towards supporting the youth in the agri-food sector. The Forum is one of the components under the PAINT-Y platform.

PAINT – Y (Promoting Agribusiness Investment Network and Trade for Youth) is a platform that appreciates the numerous initiatives that exist towards supporting youth in agribusiness and it is this rich pool of information, knowledge, experiences and expertise that PAINT-Y brings it all together with the goal of transforming agriculture and food systems for Kenya and the region. PAINT-Y is designed on the proposition that if all stakeholders can link to each other at their point of convergence, share an

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 25 October 2018 at 07:25

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST-PROVISION OF DIGIFARM AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Safaricom PLC is a leading telecommunications company offering a comprehensive range of integrated telecommunication services, including mobile and fixed Voice, SMS, Data, Internet, Mobile Money (M-PESA) and e-Commerce to over 25 million subscribers. Our efforts are geared towards positively impacting the lives of those in the communities around us and thus we strive to change the present to improve the future.

DigiFarm is an integrated mobile platform that offers farmers convenient, one-stop access to a suite of information and financial services, including discounted products, customised information on farming best practices, and access to credit and other financial facilities. Connected Farmer helps Agribusinesses and small holding farmers share information and transact.

To this point, we are looking for a partner to manage the Digifarm Ecosystem through provision of extension services.

This is therefore a requ

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 22 October 2018 at 07:58

AGRIPROFOCUS LAUNCHES PAINT-Y

AgriProFocus Kenya and Kenarava Group organised a youth in agribusiness stakeholder meeting and launch of PAINT-Y (Promoting Agribusiness Investment Networking and Trade for Youth). PAINT-Y is a platform that centers youths as the driving force of their agenda. The event was held on 18th October, 2018 at Dusit D2 hotel and it brought together different stakeholders to discuss on how opportunities can be harnessed for collective action for scale and impact. In attendance were agripreneurs, researchers, policymakers, private sector and; government representatives from Kenya, Netherlands and Israel.

The meeting aimed at sharing AgriProFocus research findings on “Status of Youth in Agribusiness in Kenya,” provide a platform for contributions from youths in agribusiness on their struggles, successes, role of stakeholders in supporting youth and launch of PAINT-Y.

The Deputy Ambassador of Israel to Kenya, Mr. Eyal David informed delegates on some of the in

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DANIEL KAMAU  where will this event take place 29th November, 2018

2 weeks 6 days ago

Sharon Anyango Hi Daniel, we will keep you posted about the event by the end of this week. Looking forward to see you at the PAINT-Y  Forum.

2 weeks 6 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 18 October 2018 at 07:43

Stakeholder meeting PAINT-Y!

AgriProFocus, Kenya in collaboration with Kenerava Group will today hold a stakeholders meeting on Youth in Agribusiness and how they can harness opportunities for collective action for scale and impact. The aim of the meeting is to share insights from the scan done by AgriFocus on the status of Kenyan youth in Agribusiness, provide a platform for youths in agribusiness to share their struggles, successes and the role of stakeholders in creating an effective support ecosystem for youth to thrive and grow. Lastly, there will be a launch of PAINT-Y, a platform that uniquely puts youth in the driving seat of their agenda. PAINT-Y aims to Inspire, Connect and facilitate Collaboration.

The meeting will be held at Dusit D2- 14Riverside Drive from 4 p.m to 7.30 p.m. You can also follow the conversation on twitter using the hashtags #PAINTY #PAINTY2018 #AgribusinessTalk254