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Farmers’ Mobilization Function to Join Cooperatives
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Farmers’ Mobilization Function to Join Cooperatives

The County Government of Uasin Gishu stands with farmers in formulating and crafting ways to realize both a paradigm shift in economic growth and transformation of livelihoods of its constituents. Governor Jackson Mandago says his government has a big intent to set up ways of bettering farmers’ lives and attaining positive changes in livelihoods at...

Uasin Gishu plans to build Sh230m maize milling plant
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Uasin Gishu plans to build Sh230m maize milling plant

Uasin Gishu county government is set to construct a multi-million maize milling plant in a bid to provide an alternative market to farmers struggling to sell their grains to the National Cereals and Produce Board. County Executive for Cooperatives and Enterprise Esther Mutai said the devolved unit has set aside Sh230 million for the project...

Value Addition on Maize
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Value Addition on Maize

Cooperatives members from Moiben and Soy Sub Counties yesterday met at the County town hall to discuss value addition on maize. Speaking during the meeting, H.E. Hon Jackson Mandago urged members of cooperative societies to unite and shun politics when it comes to focusing on farming as a way to improve their income. “I want...

WORLD FOOD DAY CELEBRATIONS IN UASIN GISHU COUNTY
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WORLD FOOD DAY CELEBRATIONS IN UASIN GISHU COUNTY

Despite the heavy downpour, Uasin Gishu County residents and staff from the Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries led by the CECM Mr. Samuel Yego, joined other Kenyans and the world in celebrating the World Food Day. This year’s celebrations marked the 73rd anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization. (FAO) founding. Being one of...

Hundreds Grace Chebororwa ATC Field Day
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Hundreds Grace Chebororwa ATC Field Day

2018 farmers field day at Chebororwa ATC, was marked by an exciting learning session for farmers, institutions and students from various schools on issues of farming. The institution which has been tasked to provide training to farmers on various aspects of Agricultural technologies through workshops, seminars field excursions and open field days was filled with...

Cooperative:  Way to Go
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Cooperative: Way to Go

As tomato farmers from other Counties are scratching their heads for a solution to curb the sorry state of tomato farming, Uasin Gishu County farmers are upgrading to processing factories through Farmers Cooperative Societies. Speaking to farmers in Moiben Sub County, Majority Leader Hon. Josephat Lowoi who is also a tomato farmer in the region...

Moiben Farmers Turn Value Addition
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Moiben Farmers Turn Value Addition

Tomato farmers in Moiben Sub County have been advised to venture into value addition to avoid post-harvest losses and enable them to negotiate easily with buyers and manage the risks of supply and demand which affect the market price more effectively. Uasin Gishu County through the Department of Cooperatives and Enterprise Development on Tuesday held...

Uasin Gishu County Farmers  Set to Benefit from AgsStars Financial Services
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Uasin Gishu County Farmers Set to Benefit from AgsStars Financial Services

Uasin Gishu County farmers are set to benefit from AgsStars Financial Services an American agricultural lender who gives financial aid to farmers. The team led by Mr. Larry who paid a courtesy call to the Deputy Governor in his office held a brief meeting to explore avenues for opening the export market for passion fruit...

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