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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 2 August 2017 at 03:05

East Africa Regional Grain Trade Analysis for the Week Ending 28 July 2017

The Week’s Market Opportunities-

  • Kenya is currently experiencing a shortage of pure red millet, the commodity that is currently available in the market is an extremely poor quality mixture of various varieties of millet including black millet.
  • The Nairobi market continues to experience a shortage of the imported long grain rice (Biryani/Sidano).
  • Betta Grains is currently sourcing for the following items for our clients; White Millet, Red Millet, Long Grain Imported Rice, Arrow Root Flour, Yam Floor, Banana Floor, Green Grams (Nylon Variety), Chick Peas, and Lentils (Green).
  • Betta Grains has requests to find buyers for the following items; Red Groundnuts (Malawi & Zambia), White Maize (Malawi & Zambia), Red and White Cowpeas (Uganda), Sugar Beans (Uganda), Soya Beans (Uganda), Red Kidney Beans (Uganda), and Nyayo Beans (Kenya).

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 13 March 2017 at 07:07

The prolonged drought has forced more than 6,000 Turkana pastoralists (Kenya) to cross over in Uganda with about 90,000 heads of livestock in search of water and pasture.


See the video below and read more here.  


Dorina Prech Thanks for sharing Wim. Indeed nomadic pastoralism necessitate even cross-border movement if need be. The government of Kenya has also launched insurance payouts for a number of pastoralists. More on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hotVDQ2Kzro

1 year 10 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 29 September 2016 at 10:12

Report regional workshop on Compost for Sustainable Agriculture, Nairobi

A must read for everyone with an interest in soil fertility!

Enhancing the knowledge and raising awareness about uses, challenges and potentials of organic nutrient sources was among the core objectives of a regional workshop by the Fertile Ground Initiative and CIAT held in Nairobi 12-13 September 2016.

The workshop “Compost for Sustainable Agriculture – facts, myths, potentials and business opportunities” addressed quality and quantity issues linked to the use of such resources, and how and if they can make existing farming systems more sustainable. It discussed the quality of compost samples that were gathered and analyzed beforehand; and discussed several existing and possible business models for resource recovery. More than 50 participants from different sectors including research, NGO’s, governmental organizations, private sector (mostly from the composting sector), networks and platforms with differe

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CASTORY WILLIAM thanks very much for that good report

2 years 3 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 25 August 2015 at 05:52

DISTRIBUTORS WANTED!

Hallo everyone,

Hollanda FairFoods Ltd, a Rwandan/Dutch agrifood company is looking for serious distributors for its WINNAZ potato crisps in Eastern Africa (Uganda, DR Congo, Burundi, Tanzania, and Kenya).


N.B: For countries with Nakumatt supermarkets, we already have a contract with the retail chain. This would make your lives much easier :)


For more information, do not hesitate to contact us at:

pmurasira@hollandafairfoods.com 

or call: +250788301147

Feel free to:

Like us on Facebook: winnazworld

and Follow us on Twitter: @Winnazworld


Rolf Schinkel What can I add? Dutch potatoe crisps are the best!!! ;-)

3 years 4 months ago

NAHAYO Pierre Claver During the Forth CAADP regional potato meeting held à Musanze, i visited the Factor producing Crips. It is a wonderfull project with a good product

3 years 4 months ago

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Herding for the Markets Breakfast meeting

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Kenya
  12 March 2015, 07:00-08:30

Agri-ProFocus Kenya, Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF) Kenya Commercial Bank Foundation (KCBF) and Kenya Livestock Producers Association (KLPA) will be hosting a breakfast meeting for extensive livestock stakeholders. The breakfast is in readiness for the upcoming regional extensive livestock expo on 4th to 6th November 2015. The objective of the breakfast is to build an alliance

For more information on the ELIVE expo, read here: 

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