Dominion Farms Ltd

Sucked dry

Companies from countries across the world have acquired fertile Nile-irrigated land for growing food crops, non-food agricultural commodities such as alfalfa, flowers, tobacco, and biofuels, rearing livestock and logging trees.

Kenya: New investor lands at Yala Swamp

The Siaya county government has given the green light for a new investor -- Lake Agro Limited, a subsidiary of the Rai Group of Companies -- to move into Yala swamp and takeover existing farms.

Job fears as Dominion firm stops operations in Kenya

US company Dominion Group could be preparing to leave Kenya after 15 years of running a multi-billion farming project at Yala in Siaya County as its CEO Calvin Burges has written letters to employees telling them of plans to close down the business.