Stakeholders call for urgent implementation of reforms to revive sugar sub-sector

The Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) has called for the implementation of the past recommendations seeking to revive the ailing sugar sub-sector. Speaking during a sugar summit in Kakamega, LREB chairperson Professor Peter Anyang Nyong’o said the resolutions, such as those contained in the 2019 Sugar Industry Stakeholders Task Force Report were good hence the … Read more

Read More

Redefine role of Saccos in new sugar law, stakeholders urge Govt

Leaders and farmers from the sugar belt want the role of Saccos redefined in the new sugar law to drive sugarcane development activities. Speaking during a sugar summit held in Kakamega, the leaders proposed that Saccos and outgrowers companies be the key drivers in sugar development and management. “Notable cane out growers companies and Saccos … Read more

Read More

Potato farmers call for Govt intervention in pricing of produce

Sweet potato farmers from Kuria in Migori County have expressed concern over the reducing prices of the crop.  Led by Joyce Maroa, the farmers urged the government to chip in and help them get good prices for their produce. They blamed the county government for not completing the construction of  the potato processing factory in … Read more

Read More
Siaya KNCCI loans

Siaya traders receive loans from KNCCI

Small-scale traders in Siaya County have received business loans from Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (KNCCI) MasterCard programme.  The KNCCI Siaya branch Chairperson Mrs. Roseline Omuga said the first group of traders at Kambare trading center in Gem sub-county have received a minimum of Ksh30,000 interest-free loans.  She encouraged more traders from across … Read more

Read More
Kisumu cooperatives

Kisumu CEC lauds cooperatives for transforming lives

Kisumu County Executive Committee Member (CEC) for Trade, Tourism, Industry and Cooperatives Farida Salim has lauded the cooperative movement for positively impacting on the economic stability of their membership. Salim, who was the chief guest during the county’s Ushirika Day celebrations, said the movement had experienced tremendous growth in terms of increased membership and savings. … Read more

Read More
Not Allowed