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Africa Newsletter 12-23-19

Africa Newsletter 12-23-19

Firm Wins Aflatoxin Chemical Tender Koppert Biological Systems (Kenya) has won the tender to distribute Aflasafe - a chemical that ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-05-19

Africa Newsletter 09-05-19

Grain and pulses prices remained flat over the past two weeks with maize within the 3,000 Ksh/90kg range as imports ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-21-19

Africa Newsletter 08-21-19

Pulses and Maize prices have stabilized in the last weeks due to the onset of harvesting of the pulses and ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-06-19

Africa Newsletter 08-06-19

Maize prices are set to ease after the beginning of harvest in parts of South Rift and western Kenya and ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-23-19

Africa Newsletter 07-23-19

After the duty free maize import period was cancelled by the agriculture minister, the price jumped sharply, by an average ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-10-19

Africa Newsletter 07-10-19

In an attempt to steady markets amid supply concerns, the Kenyan National Cereals and Produce Board has been distributing reserve ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-25-19

Africa Newsletter 06-25-19

Maize prices continue to fluctuate and are currently trading at UGX 1,150 per kg in the Kampala area as traders ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-12-19

Africa Newsletter 06-12-19

Due to the current maize shortage, the Kenyan government is in the process of finalizing a deal that would allow ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-17-19

Africa Newsletter 05-17-19

Maize prices in the Rift Valley have dropped as NCPB plans to sell off more than two million bags from ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-03-19

Africa Newsletter 05-03-19

Kenya The maize prices have steadily gone up to an average of Kshs 3,300 per 90 Kg bag. Government set ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-16-19

Africa Newsletter 04-16-19

Kenya The price of maize has continued to rise over the past two weeks, and is now trading at Sh2,600/90kg ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-04-19

Africa Newsletter 04-04-19

Because the vetting process and conditions introduced by Kenya Farmers Association director Kipkorir Menjo has made the registration process slow ...
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Cargill and Heifer launch Hatching Hope Global Initiative to improve nutrition and bolster livelihoods of 100 million people

Cargill and Heifer launch Hatching Hope Global Initiative to improve nutrition and bolster livelihoods of 100 million people

Full Press Release WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill and Heifer International have joined forces to create The Hatching Hope ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-20-19

Africa Newsletter 03-20-19

Kenya: Last season productivity Last seasons maize, beans, and pulses production is near completion and is estimated to be below ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-06-19

Africa Newsletter 03-06-19

Kenya: Rains in the North Rift and Western regions set in over the past two weeks. Farmers expect to start ...
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Africa Newsletter 02-20-19

Africa Newsletter 02-20-19

Kenya: The NCPB opened its depots on January 23 in 14 counties to receive maize from vetted farmers only. The ...
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Africa Newsletter 02-06-19

Africa Newsletter 02-06-19

Kenya: The price of maize remained steady over the past two weeks, trading at Sh 2,200/90kg and Sh 2,000/90kg in ...
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East Africa Post Harvest Struggle

East Africa Post Harvest Struggle

As maize harvests go full steam, the eternal struggle continues. There’s a bumper harvest and maize prices drop. Farmers decry ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Africa Update: January 23, 2019 The NCPB announced they will begin buying Wednesday, January 23, the board's acting manager said ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Kenya: The NCPB announced they will begin buying Wednesday, January 23, the board's acting manager said. Albin Sang claims that ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-09-19

Africa Newsletter 01-09-19

Kenya: Maize prices have been relatively stable in Kenya to start the new year as the commodity is trading at ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-19-18

Africa Newsletter 12-19-18

Kenya: For the past two weeks, prices have remained relatively stable across the country and most commodities. Maize has continued ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-05-18

Africa Newsletter 12-05-18

Kenya: The price of maize has been steady in Nairobi and Thika trading at Sh 2,200/90kg, while prices have increased ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-21-18

Africa Newsletter 11-21-18

Kenya: The price of maize across Kenya has increased since the beginning of the month and is currently trading at ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-07-18

Africa Newsletter 11-07-18

Kenya: The price of maize has been on the rise, currently trading at Sh1,900 per 90kg, as farmers throughout Kenya ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-26-18

Africa Newsletter 10-26-18

Kenya: The short rains season has begun in Kenya, with areas such as Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi, Tana River and Lamu ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-11-18

Africa Newsletter 10-11-18

Kenya: Maize prices have been plummeting as of recently, reaching Sh800 per 90-kilogram bag as the NCPB has not allocated ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-26-18

Africa Newsletter 09-26-18

Kenya: Farmers from the Eastern, Western and South Rift regions have started harvesting, but the peak period in the North ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-12-18

Africa Newsletter 09-12-18

Kenya: The prices of maize and most beans have remained steady over the past two weeks while the market faces ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-29-18

Africa Newsletter 08-29-18

Kenya: Maize prices have dropped significantly as harvests around North Rift continue. Some areas are seeing as low as 1350 ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-15-18

Africa Newsletter 08-15-18

Kenya: Kenya is facing a bumper harvest expected to put pressure on prices, particularly at the farm gate level. Exploitative ...
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