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International Day for Rural Women: Celebrating Women in Macadamia Value Chain
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International Day for Rural Women: Celebrating Women in Macadamia Value Chain

With support from the European Union (EU) Market Access Upgrade Program (MARKUP) Kenya joins the rest of the work in marking the International Day for Rural Women. This day is commemorated every 15th of October to create awareness of these women’s struggles, their needs, and their critical and key role in our society. As the...

Training Agriculture Extension Officers on Global GAP
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Training Agriculture Extension Officers on Global GAP

Over 60 Agriculture Extension Officers have been trained on Global Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), thanks to support by the European Union (EU) through MARKUP Kenya. This is the first group of Trainers of Trainees (TOT) who have been taken through the first module. “Those who will qualify will go through the second module starting next...

Empowering Journalists on Food Safety Matters
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Empowering Journalists on Food Safety Matters

The role of the media in informing, inspiring influencing change, educating and shaping the national and international agenda, can never be ignored. Better still, media practitioners are great partners in development matters and very important in reaching out to the public. However, sometime there are knowledge gaps, which hinder journalists from reporting the right things...

Inform Farmers, Strengthen Extension Services – KAP Survey
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Inform Farmers, Strengthen Extension Services – KAP Survey

Farmers need to be informed on correct use of pesticides and hygiene practices. Additionally, there is need for strengthening extension services, while agro dealers need to be empowered with the right information. A recent Baseline survey has revealed that weak extension services, coupled with lack of information on proper use of pesticides and hygiene practices...

MARKUP in the Counties!
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MARKUP in the Counties!

A technical team from MARKUP Kenya has started its mission to the counties in a bid to officially introduce the program, discuss possible partnership and collaboration opportunities. The team, comprises experts from UNIDO, led by the project’s National Coordinator Maina Karuiru and Knowledge Management Expert Christine Misiko. Also in the team are representatives from the...

Do Standards Define Us, or Do We Define Standards
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Do Standards Define Us, or Do We Define Standards

Looking at the world today one would be dismissive to see how it has changed and to what extent human activities and our misgivings has led us to this point. We stand at the crossroad where our next move will determine the fate of Earth and our lives. Governed by rules and regulations, law and...

MARKUP joins Partners in Marking World Standards Day
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MARKUP joins Partners in Marking World Standards Day

With support from the European Union (EU), MARKUP Kenya joined the World in marking the International Standards Day, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. MARKUP Kenya is keen in supporting key government and private institutions in promoting standards in a bid to enhance market competitiveness for Kenyan produce locally, regionally and internationally. In marking this very...

Food Safety, Everyone’s Business
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Food Safety, Everyone’s Business

As the world marks the second WFSD today, EU has been in the fore front supporting this important sector, which affects humans in health and wealth.

In a special way and in the wake of Covid19

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