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Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, and Uganda sign animal disease information sharing protocol
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) has signed an animal disease information sharing protocol for the Karamoja cluster, covering Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, an ...
Monday, July 22, 2024
Kenya grappling with 33 million tonne annual animal feed deficit
Kenya is grappling with an annual animal feed deficit of 33 million tonnes, according to Jonathan Mueke, Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, State Department for Livestock Development, The Star repo ...
Friday, June 21, 2024
Year-on-year drop in Kenya's fish production last year as freshwater fisheries face challenges
Year-over-year fish production in Kenya declined in 2023 as the country's freshwater fisheries – where most of the country's fishery production occurs – continued to deal with environmental stressors and illegal, unreported and ...
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Kenya promises more than 400 feedlots to boost domestic meat production
The government of Kenya has promised 450 fenced livestock feedlots in 31 counties to increase annual red meat production.
Friday, March 15, 2024
Kenyan farmers demonstrate considerable awareness of antibiotics risks, study finds
A recent study published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience unveils significant farmer awareness concerning various risks associated with antibiotic use in Kenyan livestock, particularly antimicrobial resistance (AMR), Phys.org reported.
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Kenya's measures for livestock production targeted at enabling higher returns for farmers
Kenya is working on elaborate policies and measures aimed at creating a favourable environment for livestock production in the country, said Kenyan Livestock Principal Secretary Jonathan Mueke.
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Kenya aims to boost fish production through aquaculture
Kenya has witnessed a significant increase in fish production, surpassing 30,000 metric tonnes last year, marking a substantial improvement from previous years with as low as 4,000 metric tonnes annually, Kenya News Agency reported.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Kenya's feed sector under investigation for price fixing
The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) is probing a suspected fixing of prices in the animal feed sector.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
EU and Kenya launch poultry centre project for climate-smart chicken breed
The European Union and Kenyan government have jointly funded a KSH 5 million (~US$37,000; KSH 100 = US$0.74) poultry centre project, which aims to breed new climate-smart chickens for the region, Farmers Review Africa reported.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Kenyan study finds pork and poultry sold in supermarkets are contaminated
A study by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kmeri), World Animal Protection, and Centre for Microbiology Research, has found that raw pork and poultry meat sold in supermarkets in Kenya is contaminated, The Standard reported.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Makueni County, Kenya, begins vaccination for 20,000 livestock
The government of Makueni County, Kenya, through the Department of Agriculture, has started a vaccination exercise against contagious diseases targeting 200,000 livestock.
Monday, February 13, 2023
Kenya to work with private sector on expanding livestock production
Kenya has partnered with the private sector to scale up livestock production in the country.
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Lower sales hit Kenya's feed companies as farmers seek alternative feeding methods
Animal feed companies in Kenya are grappling with depressed sales as farmers embrace alternative feeding techniques amid high cost of feeds.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Kenya's financial aid helps push up poultry farming earnings significantly in Bungoma County
A cash injection of Ksh81.9 million (US$660,523) by the Kenyan government through the National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP) to boost poultry farming in Bungoma County has seen farmers' earnings leap from KSH33 mi ...
Friday, December 16, 2022
Narok County, Kenya, launches livestock vaccination campaign with FAO
The government of Narok County, Kenya, in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), has launched a livestock vaccination campaign that targets about 510,000 cattle, sheep and goats.

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