Must Read

Poultry farming in Kenya – How Leah makes Ksh. 120,000 per month

Poultry Farming in Kenya The first thing that catches your eye when you arrive at Leamose Poultry Farm is a...

Ann Nyaga: The CAS who made millions from watermelon farming

CAS Ann Nyaga: In January this year, the Embu County CEC in charge of Agriculture Ann Nyaga was appointed...

Must read: Top 4 crops that will make you rich currently

Here are the top 4 most profitable crops in Kenya today: 1. Passion fruit If you are looking for a high-value...

Most profitable farming ideas in Kenya: Agribusiness is the backbone of Kenya’s economy. Many Kenyans are taking on agribusiness and applying modern technology to make it more efficient and profitable. Below are the top ten profitable agribusiness ideas:

Must Read: Most Profitable Businesses to Start in Kenya

1. Dairy Farming

Milk is an important requirement in many Kenyan kitchens especially in making tea. Most Kenyan families prefer tea with milk in it to black tea. The current price of milk goes for Ksh. 35 a packet in milk processing plants and Ksh. 60 a packet at the shops, making dairy farming very profitable.

Dairy Farming
Dairy Farming

2. Fish Farming

Tilapia, Catfish, Nile Perch among others, are some of the fish that farmers in Kenya raise for profits. Fish farming in Kenya is on demand and many supermarkets are issuing tenders for supply. Some Secondary Schools in Kenya also making orders for fish during important school events. The current price of fish is Ksh. 500 per Kg.


3. Vegetable Farming

Many vegetables in the market offer high returns in just three (3) months of planting. Onions, Capsicums, Tomatoes, Cabbages are just a few examples of vegetables that have proved to be profitable as they can generate you a lot of income in a short period of time. A farmer with plenty of water available and irrigation equipment can still plant during the dry seasons and make a lot of money.

Vegetable Farming
Vegetable Farming

4. Bee Keeping

The cost of starting a bee keeping business is relatively low and the returns very high. You can start a bee keeping business in Kenya with as low as 3,000 by constructing a langstroth bee hive from your local carpenter. Other things you may need are veils, bee suits and smokers (Smokers are used to control the bees during harvest to prevent them from stinging you)

5. Most profitable farming ideas in Kenya: Poultry Farming

Chickens lay hundreds of eggs of every year which are always on high demand locally and globally. Kienyeji chicken eggs are sold between Ksh 15- Ksh 20 while exotic birds go for Ksh 10-Ksh 20. You can also raise chickens for meat and sell them for a hefty profit. Refer to our previous article about layers and broilers for an in-depth view.

Tips to getting more eggs from your chickens


Must Read: Most Profitable Businesses to Start in Kenya

Continue reading on Page 2 …


  1. Fish Farming is a very profitable business, unfortunately I don’t think the government does enough to support this industry.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Recently Published

Equity Partners With Merchants To Push Contactless Payments

Equity Cards Discounts Customers get a 10% discount on purchases at Dignity collection on Equity cards. Equity...

Omingo Magara: I turned to modern dairy farming after losing in politics

Best farms in Kenya: After leaving politics, former South mugirango MP Omingo Magara ventured into dairy farming. Since then, he has been building a...

This is how managu farming gave me Sh. 432,000

Managu Farming: If you want to entice Henry Kinuthia out of his African nightshade— popularly known as managu— farming enterprise, he says you should...

Esther Wakaba: I was a multi-millionaire, but today I live in a slum

Land Disputes in Kenya: Falling from the grace to grass is one of the most humiliating experiences that one can suffer in life. In...

Fridah Kuria: I learned a bitter lesson after trusting too much in business

Businesswomen in Kenya: Fridah Kuria is the Director and Co-founder of Kurarts Designs & Digital Printers, a general printing press, outdoor advertisement and 3D...

More Articles Like This