Plans of constructing a fertilizer plant by the government are on high gear, Agriculture Assistant minister Kareke Mbiuki has said. Mbiuki said soon farmers will start benefiting from cheaply priced fertilizer after the government implements the plan of building the fertilizer factory. He lamented that high prices of farm inputs including artificial fertilizer have been a big drawback to farmers in producing high quality and adequate produce to feed the nation and also for export.
Kenya has invited investors to bid for the exploration and development of two coal blocks in the country's eastern region, the energy ministry said, as it pushes to diversify energy sources to meet growing demand for power.
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has received an environmental impact assessment report for a proposed steel factory in Isinya, Kajiado County.
Kenya Power has awarded contracts worth Sh1.13 billion to two Indian companies to increase connection of electricity in various parts of the country as it targets to register 300, 000 new customers this year alone.