Kenya to impose 16% VAT on Ugandan milk in bid to curb illegal importation

KENYA – Kenya has resolved to impose 16 percent value added tax (VAT) on milk imports from Uganda as part of measures to protect local dairy farmers and calm the simmering trade tensions between the […]

Environmental authority closes Sameer Agriculture milk processing plant over pollution

KENYA – The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has closed a milk processing factory in Nairobi, Kenya owned by Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Limited due to failure to comply with waste disposal regulations. According to […]

Kenya Dairy Board engages stakeholders in refurbishing proposed regulations

KENYA – The Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) has partnered the Bright Dairy Farmers Group and Kenya Dairy Farmers Federation to revise the currently suspended draft dairy regulations as it seeks more engagements from stakeholders in […]

Kenya mulls ban on raw and powdered milk imports to protect local industries

KENYA – Kenyan law makers have called for ban of importation of powdered milk and raw milk into country in a move to protect the local industries from cheap imports which have been diluting the […]

Kenya Dairy Board defends new dairy regulations, says stakeholders consulted

KENYA – The Kenya Dairy Board (KDB), the dairy industry regulator body in Kenya, has defended the new dairy industry regulations that are set to be taken to be taken to the National Assembly before […]

Kenya mulls quality based milk payment system to boost the sector

KENYA – Kenya is set to adopt new regulations that will see dairy farmers receive payment based on the milk quality as opposed to the payment based in weight, reports Business Daily. The quality based […]