Membership Overview

KENAFF draws its membership from four member categories namely; Self Help Farmer Groups (SHGs) also known as CIGs, Cooperative Societies, Commodity Associations and Farming Firms. As such KENAFF does not admit individuals as members but the different categories do.


Member Benefits

i. Strengthen the Farmers’ Voice at the county and all other levels—while farmers contribute the most to the country’s economy, their voice is not well articulated due to their wide dispersal and lack of cohesion. Becoming a member of KENAFF means a stronger voice and visibility for farmers. Umoja ni Nguvu na utengano ni udhaifu.


ii. Enhance representation, lobby and advocacy for farmers’ issues at the county and other levels—when farmers are united and speaking in one voice, it becomes easier for their concerns and issues to be addressed by the county and national governments as well as other representatives in the county or national assemblie.


iii. Market power—when farmers are united along value chains, it enables them to speak in one accord, a profoundly impactful dynamic in market negotiations, including price discovery and settlement.

iv. Unity makes it easier to negotiate for better prices for inputs and other resources like capacity building and other technical advisory services.


v. Pride of recognition—joining the federation is a way to strengthen the federation so that farmers can also find satisfaction in belonging to an organization that caters to their collective interests as they work to feed the nation and care for its land and forests.


vi. Peer to peer learning—becoming a member makes it possible to learn from others in order to excel at one’s enterprise. This is made possible through exchange tours, Farmer field Schools, modeling and many other forms of peer to peer learning.


vii. Vertical integration for production and market efficiency—the federation continues to encourage members to focus on value chains where they’ve the most competitive advantages. Organizing production and agricultural marketing systems in this way ensures that farmers get the highest returns on their investments.


viii. Access to rich and dynamic education and training programmes—the federation excels in building and implementing capacity building programmes for her members on all imaginable topics for the members’ benefit and excellence at their enterprises.


ix. Leadership training and development—KENAFF has world-class leadership development programmes for all her members at all levels. For members who have the inclination and focus, this provide the opportunity to not only provide leadership in the federation but also in other walks of life.


x. First opportunity to participate in the federation’s business activities—members are always given the first priority whenever there are investment opportunities in the federation’s business arm.



Join Kenaff (Be a Member)

Commodity Associations

Commodity Associations

Around 36 commodity associations are registered with the federation not only to represent their interests but also for increased synergies in conductiong mutual activities especially in lobby and advocacy. 



Annual membership fees: Kshs. 10,000.00


Renewal Fees

Membership fees is 10,000 shilling and Renewal fees is 35,000 or 5% of its accrued membership fees whichever is greater. 

County Farmers Associations

County Farmers Associations

The smallest federation's unit at the ward level is made up of atleast 15 common interest groups (C.I.Gs) that are registered with the social development office. At least four wards form the sub-county branches form the county farmer's.



Membership Fees

Membership and registration fees is 35,000 or 5% of its acccrued membership fees, whichever is greater.


Renewal Fees

Membership and registration fees is 35,000 or 5% of its acccrued membership fees, whichever is greater.


Cooperative Societies

Cooperative Societies

Cooperative Societies join the Federation directly as individual cooperative societies or firms who then are represented by legally recognized representatives at the National Farmers' Assembly (NFA).


Memmbership Fees

Annual membership fees: Kshs. 5,000.00


Renewal Fees

Annual renewal fee of an equal amount of Kshs. 5,000.00

Large Scale Farmers

Large Scale Farmers

Large Scale Farmers join the Federation directly as individual groups or firms who then are represented by legally recognized representatives at the National Farmers' Assembly (NFA).



Membership Fee: Kshs. 10,000.00



Annual renewal at the same rate (Kshs. 10,000.00), with approval from the National Famers' Assembly (NFA)