KENYA – Cooper K-Brands Ltd (CKL), a supplier of animal health and crop production inputs in Kenya, has announced a joint venture with agribusiness company, Tukalime Ltd to enhance agricultural productivity.
This is through the provision of on-farm technical and advisory services. The joint venture was formed through an investment in Tukalime by CKL’s parent company, Kzanaka Limited, at a signing ceremony at the Cooper K-Brands Limited Head Office in Loresho, Nairobi.
Tukalime Ventures Limited empowers individuals and self-help groups in Kenya by providing day to day farm management services that increase their crop productivity and links them to local markets.
Investment from Kzanaka Limited will enable Tukalime Ventures Limited to expand its services across different regions in Kenya.
“With this investment, Tukalime will now be able to reach more landowners and potential farmers and, with our engagement, improve their income generation and livelihoods,” said Kevin Kamau, Managing Director, Tukalime Ventures Limited.
“Our partnership with Tukalime is a step towards our corporate goal of enabling Africa to be a global leader in food production.” said Mucai Kunyiha, Group Managing Director, Kzanaka Limited.
Cooper K-Brands Limited (CKL) is a subsidiary company of Kzanaka Limited. CKL is a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural inputs for livestock and crop protection, in East and Central Africa.
For over a century, CKL has delivered high-quality products and solutions for livestock farming and crop protection that enable increased productivity on farms.
Tukalime is an agribusiness company that provides structured farm management services with an aim of growing local and international markets for crops grown in favorable-organic soils of the African continent. Tukalime, Swahili word for ‘Let Us Go Farm.
“We don’t sell you anything you cannot do. What we sell you is skilled labour and time.
“With Tukalime, you can be in your office working and have your other passion running so perfectly that you never feel like you have dropped the ball.” says 35 year old Mr Kevin Kamau, the founder Tukalime Located on Thika Superhighway
Kzanaka Limited is a Kenyan holding company with investments in the agriculture and real estate sector in East Africa. Its main investments include Cooper K-Brands Ltd.