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Starting out in farming may be hard but never give up!

There are hundreds of success stories in newspapers or online platforms dedicated to agribusiness success stories in Kenya. But not many who are interviewed in these farming success stories will stand up and talk about how their agribusiness ventures failed, how that actually feels, and how they are dealing with it. It’s simply not very ‘empowering’ or inspirational…but it needs …

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Reaching Women and Youth: AFA Annual Learning Event

On Monday 6th December 2016, Graduate Farmer’s Founder and Managing Director Joseph Boit had an opportunity to be a panelist in a workshop on Reaching Youth and Women to empower them through agriculture. The workshop was part of a learning platform to share insights and learn about providing digital financial and information services to smallholder farmers. AgriFin Accelerate, a development …

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Form Youths Groups to Tap into Capital

Have you ever woke up in the morning and wish you just had a million shillings to start or expand your farm? You have done your research and have all the facts at hand but you cannot move forward because the only thing standing between your way and success is lack of capital. You it deep in your heart that …

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How to start farming with little to no Capital

Finding capital in Kenya to start farming is one of the most frustrating things you can ever do. The Kenyan government has launched many funding schemes over the years that are mandated to cater for the youth but when you slow down, assess yourself as an individual and think…they have never helped you in any way. For that matter they …

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Why youth in Kenya are not embracing agribusiness

Increasingly fewer young people in Kenya are aspiring to lives as farmers. Most of them are rushing to cities and town to look for white collar jobs. This is not a bad thing. If you complete your university education or any other form of education and get a job that makes you satisfied then that is okay. We grow from …

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Get the right Information and earn Ksh 400,000 per Month from Farming

We all have a connection to farming be it an uncle in ‘shagz’ who comes  to visit us town folks once a year with a huge sack full of upcountry goodies, in it Potatoes, Matoke , Kuku Kienyeji, Managu fresh from the farm. That’s the closest most of us can have a taste of the country side.  That place is …

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Qualities of a Successful Farmer

Agriculture in Kenya or rather agribusiness is the new business in town and everyone wants a piece of the cake. You have all seen and heard the numerous success stories of farmers on the newspapers and TV. They make farming look easy and everything they touch turns to profit. We decided to visit successful farms around the country to find …

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Agribusiness is the answer to youth unemployment in Kenya

With the increase rate of unemployment levels among the youth in the country, farming will be the best option to venture in. Farming provides the youth a viable way to earn success by creating a pool of employment.  Agriculture is not yet explored fully and needs young brain power to do research and ensure modern techniques are utilized in production. …

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10 Profitable Agribusiness Ideas in Kenya 2015

Dairy Farming Milk is always a requirement in many Kenyan kitchens especially in making tea. Most Kenyan families cannot drink tea if it does not contain milk. This shows you how important milk is in Kenya. The current price of milk goes for Ksh. 35 in milk processing plants and at shop price it goes for Ksh.60. Fish Farming Tilapia, …

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Why you keep failing in farming

What are the main reasons that make people fail every time they try to practice farming? We believe that having the right preparation and agricultural research before investing any money in farming is the most important insurance you can take to keep you from failing too early on. Most people who quickly jump into farming in Kenya have many misconceptions …

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