News and knowhow for farmers

About Us is Africa's premier farming website

 It was started 12-years ago and has in the period secured the endearment of thousands of Kenyan youth.

The site is a farmer’s news service covering breakthroughs in seeds, pest control and farming methods, new markets, and high-return business formulas: now with more than quartera million views a month.

It is the biggest source of agricultural news for Kenyan farmers and has moved to the forefront of agricultural entrepreneurship in the country and beyond since its launch in April 2010. reaches a specific target group aged 18-45, from varying professions, who make up over 70 per cent of the readership.

These individuals have been actively engaged with the product and its accompanying social media pages. In its twelve-year existence, FarmBizAfrica has received numerous awards, including a CNN Award.

Traffic figures

Twitter: Average of 600,000 impressions a month

Facebook: Average reach per day is 15,000


Jenny Luesby: the Founder and Managing Director of Words on Africa, which owns, is an award-winning ex-Financial Times, BBC and EIU journalist. In Kenya since 2006, she was launch consultant for Nation Media Group’s Business Daily.

Jethro Tieman: Business Development Director of Words on Africa is the CEO of FarmBizAfrica and of our parallel farmer education platform, ENSO, founded in 2024.

George Munene (Editor): holds a degree in Print Journalism from the Multimedia University of Kenya and a Diploma in General Agriculture from the Meru National Polytechnic. He has been a journalist at Farmbizafrica since 2019 and an editor since 2021.

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