Chinese Construction Company Expected to Complete First Berth of Kenya’s Lamu Port in 2018

Chinese construction firm, China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) is on course to complete the first berth of the Lamu port in mid 2018, Kenyan officials said on Thursday [6 April 2017]. Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Development Authority Director General Sylvester Kasuku told a media briefing in Nairobi that dredging works began in October 2016

Kenya Exports Mangoes to China

Kenya’s mango farmers will soon be able to export their produce to China to prevent a price slump amid abundant harvest, a chamber of commerce official said Saturday [25 February 2017]. Chairman of Kenya Chinese Chamber of Commerce Zhuo Wu said during the Chinese Mango Festival held in Nairobi that they will soon start exporting

Chinese Investor to Cultivate Pyrethrum Flowers, A Natural Insecticide, For Export to the Mainland

Kenya, once the world’s leading producer of pyrethrum, the natural ingredient used in the manufacture of insecticides and other pesticides, has seen the production of the crop drop drastically due to delayed payments of crop deliveries and lack of proper management within the sector. Chinese investor Li Changhong, the Director of DLI International Trade Limited,

China’s Premier Pledges Support to Kenya’s Agriculture Sector

The Chinese Government has pledged to support Kenya in food production. Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said his Government will assist in seed production and irrigation. He spoke when he met Deputy President William Ruto at his Harambee House Annex office…Full Article: AllAfrica May 2014 Key Point China’s Premier stated that Chinese companies will invest

China to Fund Rice Production in Kenya

The Chinese government will give a Sh12.6 billion [US$150 million] to boost to rice production in the country, PS in the Office of the Prime Minister Richard Ndubai has said.…Full-text article AllAfrica Mar 2013 Key point The funds will be used to increase rice production on 10,000 hectares of farmland