Kenya Restructures Coffee Industry

Kenya has spent more than Sh1 billion towards coffee growers in order to increase production of a quality product, a senior government official said.

Speaking at a pre-launch for branding of Kenya Coffee, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei, said the government would embark on restructuring exercise targeting major coffee institutions in order to improve the coffee quality as well as efficiency.

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Kenya’s First Food Network Unleashes a Yummy Fast!

HappyMeals Kenya, the first Kenyan food Network has today at Noon launched an online food ordering and delivery services in Nairobi.

HappyMeals has partnered with e-takeaway.com to avail the services to the growing number of internet users. The service connects restaurants and online consumers using a state-of-the-art web platform as well as user friendly mobile and iPhone applications.

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Africa Sees Growth in Agriculture

On the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP), African Union declared the year 2014 to be the Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa. There is much to celebrate; agricultural production in Africa has increased steadily over the last 30 years: its value has almost tripled showing an increase that clearly exceeds the growth rate of global agricultural production over the same period, almost identical to that of South America and below but comparable to growth in Asia based on NEPAD statistics...

 

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Kenya bets on green economy model to boost food security

As the country strives to transform its economy, generate jobs and boost Kenyans’ income, the green economy model is increasingly becoming an irresistible venture for both Government and experts. The model, built on the principle of squeezing more economic value from existing resources through enhanced efficiency, sustainable use and minimising destructive impacts on the environment, promises rapid economic leap forward that can be sustained to fight poverty.

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