Kenya is the world’s largest producer of natural pyrethrum, producing 75% of all trade pyrethrum at any given time. Pyrethrum is used to produce pyrethrin and/ or pyrethrin powder which is the most widely used natural insecticide. Given the global demand for organic insecticide, the sector provides huge opportunities in terms of seed production, plantation farming, and processing of pyrethrin insecticides and pyrethrin pesticides. and


A pyrethrum farm in Nakuru, in the Great Rift Valley