livestock

New Rangeland Management Plan Kicks Off

At Kenya Markets Trust, we acknowledge sustainable rangeland management practices as one of the means of transforming the livestock sector in the country.

Sustainable Rangeland Management (SRM) refers to practices and technologies that aim to integrate the management of land

We can turn curse of Laikipia conflicts into blessing

Abdikarim Daud

Adaud@kenyamarkets.org

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 …

How can we unlock market opportunities for livestock keepers

Livestock produced in Kenya is very expensive due to a long value chain. This has rendered Kenya uncompetitive and unable to access external markets for its livestock. Kenya has even imported cheaper livestock from neighboring countries due to its expensive …

Renewed Hope for Pastoralists

Pastoralists from eight arid and semi-arid counties in Northern Kenya now have a reason to smile after new marketing strategies were laid out for adoption and implementation by their respective County governments through a partnership with the Kenya Markets Trust.…

Trading Stock… A Game Changer In Mara

At Kenya Markets Trust, we catalyze business linkages to improve live animal trade for reliable supply of quality livestock to the end markets.  We also facilitate the adoption of sustainable rangeland management practices and land governance. As such, we are …

Livestock Processing: Lessons from Ireland

With devolution taking effect in Kenya, working with county governments for sustainable development is inevitable. KMT partners with several counties to drive development that will see the economies in those counties, and in Kenya at large, grow exponentially. We partnered …

Seeking Investment Opportunities For Laikipia County

The British High Commissioner to Kenya, H.E Nic Hailey, on 5th April 2016 invited Kenya Markets Trust to a meeting with the County Government of Laikipia to seek investment opportunities and support to the County by UKAid-supported investors and …

KMT Partners with Kenya Utalii College

Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) has signed an MoU with the Kenya Utalii College (KUC) to help the training institution to develop a meat processing curriculum. This is geared towards bridging the skills gap in the meat processing industry.

 

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Recent Developments in the Livestock Sector

A lot has happened recently that could have a great impact on Kenya’s Livestock Sector.

To begin with, the President has announced the launch of Livestock Marketing Authority. This is a significant announcement, which KMT has been lobbying for. In …

Sustainable Livestock Solutions

At Kenya Markets Trust, we believe that sustainable development in the sectors we work in is best driven by the Sector Stakeholders. For this reason, we facilitated the coming together of private and public sector players in the Livestock Sector …