Tag: agribusiness

Family Bank Commits Ksh6 Billion To Finance Agribusinesses

Family Bank has committed Ksh6 billion to extend affordable credit to agribusinesses across 17 counties through the USAID’s Pay for Performance initiative under the Kenya Investment Mechanism program. This targets businesses across the agricultural value chains such as dairy, horticulture, livestock and energy sectors, among others, for...

Youth In Agriculture To Get Sh1.5M Each Under ENABLE Kenya Project

ENABLE Kenya, funded by both the Government of Kenya and the African Development Bank (AfDB), seeks to build the capacity of 10,000 Kenyan young people involved in agribusiness to enable them create employment opportunities for 50,000 others. Besides training and capacity building, a large proportion of the Ksh2.2 billion ENABLE Kenya kitty will be disbursed to beneficiaries as interest-free loans amounting to Ksh500 million to finance startups, and Ksh900 million in low interest credit for existing youth enterprises.

Technology Can Transform Kenya’s Agricultural Sector

Kenya has started making strides in this area by putting in place a 10-year Agricultural Sector Transformation and Growth Strategy.

Sh10 Million Up For Grabs in Battle of Agriprenuers

The 2020 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition will acknowledge two innovative ventures, one led by a man and one led by a woman.

How to Engage, Retain Youth in Agriculture

Several youth agri-initiatives have been developed to address this gap but many have failed to achieve the desired results

Farming on water: Youth to get training in soil-less technology

Young people from Makueni will undergo vocational training in hydroponics farming technology for a period at Miramar International College