An engineer at NAWASCO checks corrects the amount of coagulant in processing the raw water entering the treatment plant

Nanyuki Water and Sewerage Company Boldly Commits to Improving Service Delivery

On June 13, 2019, Kenya Markets Trust supported the Nanyuki Water and Sewerage Company (NAWASCO) in launching 100-day service improvement targets as a commitment to improving access to safe and quality water to the people of Nanyuki. These 100-day targets …

KMT Partners with State to Develop a National Livestock Policy


Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) has partnered and supported the State Department of Livestock (SDL) to develop the National Livestock Policy. The first draft was endorsed by stakeholders from different departments of the livestock sector during a validation meeting at …

KMT Sticker Label Activation boosts seed quality in the market



Kenya Markets Trust sticker label activation is key in ensuring that the quality of seeds planted by farmers is the best.
The initiative, which was spearheaded by KMT and Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Amongst other stakeholders …

Kenya meat cost among the highest in the globe






Kenya cost of meat is the sixth highest in the world.


Kenya Market Trust CEO Kamau Kuria   pointed out that the livestock resource value in the country is valued at USD 4.2b.

Kamau was …

KMT CEO Kamau Kuria and UK Ambassador to Kenya Nic Hailey when he paid a courtesy call at the company Headquarters at 14 Riverside. The Ambassador hailed KMT work, pointing out that KMT was close to his heart


The  UK high commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey has commended the work Kenya Markets Trust is doing to  boost food security in the country.

Speaking during a courtesy call  at KMT Headquarters at 14 Riverside, Mr. Hailey praised the staff

Food security remains a fallacy without structured way of addressing land usage in Kenya

By Chris Silali and Chris Shimba


Elementary economics and entrepreneurship validates land as one of the key factors of production. Commonly defined as the part of the earth that is not covered by water, land goes beyond being a …

How can women-led SMEs in Kenya’s semi-arid lands build resilience to climate change?

By Joanes Atela and Kate Gannon

Semi-arid lands (SALs) in developing countries are climate change ‘hot spots’ – or areas where climate change is having grave impacts, such as longer and more frequent droughts. This creates new challenges for jobs

6 Lessons On Systemic Change From Motherhood And Parenting

By Eric Momanyi,

Over time, it has become clear that for change to become sustainable, change agents must not embed themselves as part of the system they are trying to change. If we understand how a particular system operates …

We can turn curse of Laikipia conflicts into blessing

Abdikarim Daud

Parents are supposed to love, support and create an environment of beautiful upbringing. The sad reality is that this is not always the case. The responsibility becomes even wider for parents when it comes to considering the …

Alternative Livelihoods in Response to The Changing Climate

By Dr. Chris Silali and Sylvia Wafula

Climate change is by far the most ravaging and hard to mitigate natural disaster which cannot be addressed through short term fire-fighting tactics.

Effects of Climate change are evident in the shifting weather …

VIDEO: Providing Water to Wandiege Residents; Improving livelihoods

The right to clean and safe drinking water is enshrined in the article 43 of the 2010 Kenyan constitution. The human right to water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use.

VIDEO: Farmers benefit from use of lime-based fertilizer

We are encouraging farmers to use lime-based fertilizers to reduce soil acidity and improve nutrient uptake by crops. The ultimate goal is to increase farmer productivity so as to increase Kenya’s food security.

Other than yields, the fertilizers improve soil