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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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Livestock farmers in Kenya urge goverment to permit GMOs for animal feeds
Livestock farmers in Kenya are appealing to the government to allow the import of genetically modified (GMO) raw materials for animal feeds.
Friday, November 15, 2019
Kenya's farmers self-produce livestock feed to lower costs
November 15, 2019 Kenya's farmers self-produce livestock feed to lower costs Farmers import cheaper feed ingredients and formulate their own livestock feed, reducing costs by up to 30%, reported Xinhua China. Medium to large scale swine, da ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Kenya allocates US$13M for purchase of livestock in drought-hit areas
The Kenyan government has allotted US$13 million for the purchase of animals in drought-hit areas to cushion farmers from losses.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Kenya boosts livestock immunity with oil-based vaccine
Kenya has boosted its livestock's immunity for a longer period with the launching on Wednesday (Jan. 25) of a purified oil-based vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Kenya pushes for disease-free zone to improve livestock exportation
April 15, 2016 Kenya pushes for disease-free zone to improve livestock exportation    Kenya is pushing for the rapid establishment of disease-free zones to support the growth of livestock exports, Business Standard reported. Two of these zo ...
Monday, August 4, 2014
New UK-Kenya alliance for tropical livestock farming established
August 4, 2014 New UK-Kenya alliance for tropical livestock farming established Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) are partnering the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Kenya t ...
Monday, January 3, 2011
Uganda demands regular livestock inspection from Kenya
January 3, 2011 Uganda demands regular livestock inspection from Kenya     Uganda is asking Kenya to have regular livestock inspection for quality safety as part of a deal to resolve a long-running dispute between the two countries over bee ...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Kenya secures new beef and livestock markets
July 13, 2010 Kenya secures new beef and livestock markets Kenya has secured new beef and livestock markets in Libya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Malaysia, opening a new income stream for pastoralists hard hit by recurrent drought ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
FAO to help Kenya's livestock sector
October 20, 2009 FAO to help Kenya's livestock sector The Food and Agricultural Organisation is taking steps to curb cattle starvation and boost productivity in Kenya. The move could relieve Kenya's livestock farmers who had lost money for ...
Thursday, January 25, 2007
Livestock trade in Kenya's Meru banned over rift valley fever
January 25, 2007 Livestock trade in Kenya's Meru banned over rift valley fever Livestock trade in Kenya's Meru north district has been banned after the outbreak of rift valley fever in neighbouring Isiolo district. Area livestock officer L ...
Wednesday, January 3, 2007
Kenya livestock exports unaffected by disease outbreak
January 3, 2007 Kenya livestock exports unaffected by disease outbreak   Kenya plans to continue exporting beef products to Mauritius and other Middle East countries despite an outbreak of the Rift Valley Fever (RVF). Rift Valley Fever is p ...

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