• A new dawn for irrigation in Kenya: a review of the proposed irrigation’s regulations 2020.

    Mr. George Nyamu (Head of Policy Division) Kenya has not fully developed her irrigation potential estimated at 1.342 million hectares. The country has only developed approximately 180,503 ha of irrigation which is about 13.5% of the potential. The land under irrigation accounts for 1.7 percent of total land area under

  • Agriculture as a fundamental nexus between nutrition and health

    By Mary Karigu (Manager, Gender and Youth) Did you know that agriculture have the potential to unlock health problems related to poor nutrition and ‘unhealthy’ food? The current human population is characterized by illness and diseases some of which are attributed to lifestyle.  Diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure,

  • National dialogue on Agricultural policy framework

    By Mr. Charles Mbuthia (Head of Corporate Affairs Division) Agricultural Council of Kenya (AgCK) in partnership with the Agricultural Industry Network (AIN) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) held a one day national conference dubbed ‘National Dialogue on Agricultural Policy Framework’. The objective of the conference was to discuss the

  • Narok County Launch For the Implementation of The Crops (Irish Potato) Regulations, 2019

    The Agricultural Council of Kenya (AgCK) partnered with Narok County government to launch the implementation of the crops (Irish Potato) Regulations, 2019. The colorful and well attended event was held at Oloibot Primary School grounds in Nairagie Enkare Market and graced by His Excellency the Governor of Narok Samuel Kuntai

  • Courses & Scholarships for Professionals in Agriculture, for Feb – June 2020 Courses

    iCRA COURSES: Feb – June 2020 Course:  Making Education Work                   Transforming education for youth employment                      For:         Lecturers, instructors or researchers at universities or vocational training centres in agriculture and rural development. When:   13

  • Stakeholders write shop in Nakuru 12th – 13th August 2019.

    Agricultural Council of Kenya (AgCK) held a stakeholders write shop in Nakuru on 12th – 13th August 2019. The objective of the write shop was to develop a trainer’s manual on the Crops (Irish potato) Regulations 2019. The participating stakeholders included the county government of Nakuru, SNV, SOCAA and NPCK.

  • AGCK convenes a multi-agency security consultative meeting in Meru to discuss implementation of the Irish Crops regulations 2019

    The government of Kenya gazetted the Crops (Irish potato) Regulations 2019 on 5th April 2019. The purpose of the Regulations is to guide the promotion, development and regulation of production and trade in Irish potatoes in Kenya.Find a copy here The Agricultural Council of Kenya (AgCK) is spearheading a 2