Category: <span>Markup</span>

Celebrating Rural Women in Agriculture
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Celebrating Rural Women in Agriculture

On a late afternoon at Mbegi ya Akorino village in Gilgil, Nakuru county. Regina Nderitu is bee busy, scouting at her mint plantation. A retired teacher, Regina is hopeful for a bumper harvest for this herb, which she has been growing for the last one year. Her farming journey though, dates two years ago, when...

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...

Counting on Macadamia for Agri-Revolution
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Counting on Macadamia for Agri-Revolution

A drive through Bwake ward in Bungoma county and farms are characterised by a dry maize crop, while some have young well-green sugarcane crop. At Khachoge village is a farm of its kind. Here, you are ushered in by an orchard with different fruits varieties. There are short flowering mango trees, well fruited pawpaw trees,...

October 6, 2020September 23, 2020by
Embracing Snow Peas Locally, Seeking Market Internationally
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Embracing Snow Peas Locally, Seeking Market Internationally

On a sunny afternoon at Pipeline in Nakuru, Sicily Karimi is joined by some of her farm workers in harvesting a ready snow peas crop. Today though, the harvest is not for the market, but for her own family’s consumption. She supplies fresh produce to hotels and supermarkets in Nakuru, but has decided to be...

September 29, 2020September 28, 2020by
Teachers’ Hope to Benefit From MARKUP in Passion Fruits Farming
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Teachers’ Hope to Benefit From MARKUP in Passion Fruits Farming

When schools closed early this year, Edwin Kiprop and Martha Ayabei, both the teachers, have busy making extra coin from passion fruits farming. The couple ventured into passion farming in 2015 after realizing poor returns form the maize crop from their farm. Initially, they planted maize for three years but we had to wait for...

September 23, 2020September 23, 2020by
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

July 7, 2020August 20, 2020by
MARKUP Supporting The Herbs Value Chain
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MARKUP Supporting The Herbs Value Chain

On a sunny Friday afternoon, farms along the Nakuru-Njoro road are a beehive of activities with farmers preparing their pieces of land in anticipation for the planting season.

March 20, 2020August 20, 2020by