Ranches in Taita Taveta County The Mgeno Ranch is an Agricultural Directed Company based in Mwatate Division of Taita District, it is registered with the Registrar of Companies. It has a shareholding of 300 people. The main driving force for the formation of the company was to carry out livestock ranching business for the benefit […]
Livestock traders from Taita-Taveta Livestock traders from Taita-Taveta mostly keep beef cattle and are commonly found on the lower regions of the county. Mgeno Ranching Company Limited focuses on the livestock keeping, protection and management of land, this has earned the ranch carbon credit from the Kenya wildlife carbon. We also keen on wildlife conservancy. We […]
Mgeno ranch lies on the plains/lowlands of the district. The elevation varies within 450 to 600 m a.s.l. There are a few hills that intersperse the ranch. Communication The area is served by an earth road linking Mwatate to Kasigau, that passes through Teita Sisal Estate. Hydrology Mgeno ranch lies within the Mwatate river drainage […]
Contribute towards the social well-being of the community through Involvement in lobby activity for better policies either directly or indirectly. Membership in organisations with a mission to further activities in nature- based enterprises including livestock production. Community activities/projects supported or contributed to by the ranch.
Livestock rearing is the core business undertaken in the lowlands in addition to subsistence farming for areas outside the ranch or the national park. However, livestock has not really been undertaken on a really commercial scale as expected due to low capitalisation. This may be attributed to low share contributions from shareholders, and lack of […]