The coffee industry is an ever-growing market globally. Cafés around the world are always looking for the best coffee bean.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Co-operatives has announced new subsidized fertilizer prices after the government availed a Sh3.5billion fertilizer subsidy.
Cilo Cybin Holdings hopes to raise R2bn ($115m) for the manufacturing of medicinal cannabis in an initial public offer (IPO) on the JSE.
Fishermen perch precariously on wooden scaffolds stretching over turbulent rapids in northeastern Democratic Republic Congo, hauling up wicker baskets in the hope of catching tilapia or a Nile perch – a time-honoured practice now threatened by overfishing.
The price of maize flour has breached the Sh200 mark for a two-kilogramme packet, a move that is set to put upward pressure on inflation as Kenyans are grappling with a rise in the cost of other basic goods.
The subsidy was meant to cushion farmers from the skyrocketing prices of fertilizer that is being experienced in many countries due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which is the world’s largest exporter of nitrogen products and planting fertilizer.
The locust invasion that occurred over two years ago affected the farmers’ livelihoods and the World Bank is funding the Programme to ensure restoration of farmers’ livelihoods.
This is the first time the famers, in this region have received any compensation for failed crops due to climate change.
Creation of rural-urban markets can generate jobs in rural areas through the commercialization of value chains and help reduce rural-to-urban migration.