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Non revenue water in Kenya

Innovations for reduced Non Revenue Water

Water utilities in Kenya continue to struggle with high Non-Revenue Water (NRW) which results in staggering losses in revenue. Non-Revenue Water is defined as the difference between the amount of water put into the distribution system and the amount that …

Embrace Use of Bio-pesticides, small-scale farmers urged

Small-scale farmers across the country have been called on to adopt the use of bio-pesticide technology in order to produce zero chemical produce which is not only safe to the environment and human health but also meets the required International …

Regional Dynamics in Water Provision

There’s a ray of hope and enthusiasm sweeping among the populace of the Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASAL) counties presenting a complete shift from the old paradigm of complaints, misfortune and disfranchisement.

The Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) Water Sector …

Enhancing Milk Market Access and Compliance In Kenya

Kenya Markets Trust partnered with the Kenya Dairy Board to host a Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Partnerships in formal and informal milk marketing for enhanced market access and compliance. During this workshop, the two organizations signed an agreement to work …

Antony Wahome, Chairman of Busia Agro Dealers Association, Andrew Netia, the Secretary, and Alison Mugendi, the Ag. Director of Agriculture, Busia County.

Launch of Busia County Agro Dealers Association

Kenya Markets Trust in partnership with Agri Experience and the Busia Couny Government hosted a one-day agriculture stakeholders’ forum at Busia Agriculture Technical Center (ATC) grounds on Thursday, August 11, 2016, in which the Busia Agro-dealers Association was officially launched.…

Providing Water to Kenyans at the Base of the Pyramid

The Water sub-sector contributes approximately 0.7% of Kenya’s GDP and is a source of direct employment for over 200,000 people as well as individual entrepreneurs (masons, plumbers, technicians). Despite its importance, only 44 out of 100 water service providers in …

A New Dawn for Dairy Farmers in Taita Taveta County

Kenya Markets Trust’s Dairy Sector Team recently visited Taita Taveta County to explore opportunities of expanding our interventions in the county. According to the County Government, the dairy sector is emerging as a potentially profitable investment for smallholder farmers, especially …

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 …

Accelerating Access To Clean And Safe Water

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. …

Business Advocacy Skills for Agrodealers

Kenya Markets Trusts partner in the crop seeds sector, Agri Experience, partnered with Business Advocacy Fund to organize a Business Advocacy training for twenty four officials from seven county agrodealers associations. The three-day training sought to help associations to effectively …

Partnerships for Enhanced Trade

Kenya Markets Trust joined a Kenyan delegation to Dublin, to attend the fifth Africa Ireland Economic Forum. The forum brought together over 300 participants representing business, government, policy makers and civil society.     Africa Ireland Economic Forum

High-level speakers at the forum included Kenya’s Principal …