Kenya smallholder tea farmers earn Sh63.6 billion from tea exports
By Dr Bitange Ndemo
As we commemorate this historic day, it is important for all of us to reflect on the achievements of the Universal postal Union since its inception on October 9 1874.
From that day to date, the Union has played a key role in steering the development of the international postal network and contributing towards social and economic improvement for mankind.
National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is part of the problem facing the maize sub-sector, says World Bank report
Given that maize is Kenya’s major food staple, efficient maize marketing is critical to food security, poverty reduction, and producer incentives.
The operations of the NCPB have raised the price of maize by fixing a price floor well above market levels, with the result that Kenya’s maize prices are among the highest in Africa, without generating the expected supply response. It is important to understand why.