New report proposes privatisation of Kenya’s NCPB to improve efficiencies

KENYA – A report by the taskforce appointed last year to explore ways of averting maize shortage in Kenya has recommended privatisation of the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) to improve efficiency of the […]

State releases 600,000 bags of maize to ease grain shortage

KENYA – Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has resolved to release 600,000 bags of subsidised maize to grain millers aimed at easing grain shortage in the country. According to a Business Daily report, […]

Kenyan millers to get US$69m worth of maize to ease shortage

KENYA –The Government of Kenya is set to release 3 million bags of maize worth US$69 million to maize millers in the country aimed at easing shortage that has spiked maize and flour prices. Zakayo […]

Kenya’s NCPB offers new price to maize farmers after bumper harvest

KENYA – Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is set to purchase maize from Kenyan farmers at a new price of US$24.57 (Kshs2500) from the previous price of Kshs2300 (US$22.61) per 90kg bag, reports […]