New study reveals threats and climate adaptation opportunities in Kenya’s arid lands

A team of scientists from the Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) on April 11, 2018 shared all the key research findings of four different thematic studies conducted in Kenya under the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) project.

“The Kenya …

Cattle Population in Decline in Arid Areas, but there are Opportunities to Explore – Study

Cattle population in Kenya’s semi arid regions has sharply decreased by more than 26 % in the past 30 years, and a new study attributes this to the constantly rising temperatures due to global warming, and reduced or unpredictable rainfall …

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

Milk supply; Why data tells only half the story

By Chris Silali and Chris Shimba

The dairy industry in Kenya is a significant agricultural sub-sector contributing to the national economy, household incomes and food security. It contributes 40 per cent to the agricultural GDP and 4 per cent to

Turning Around Water Utilities in Northern Kenya

Water sector development in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL), especially in Northern Kenya, has been lagging behind as compared to other regions in Kenya. This is partly blamed on the high poverty index of about 70%, which has been pushing …

Media Invite: Stakeholder forum on Improving Extension Services for Increased Agricultural Production and Food Safety

Kenya Markets Trust in conjunction with the Agrochemicals Association of Kenya (AAK) invites the media to cover a stakeholders’ breakfast forum on improving extension services for increased agricultural production and food safety for both local and export markets. The forum …

Media Advisory: Conference On Addressing Sustainable Provision and Governance Of Rural Water Management

Press release: Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Partnerships in formal and informal milk marketing for enhanced market access and compliance

Busia County Agro-dealer Association Launch Media Brief

Isiolo Livestock Workshop Media Brief

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