The ordeal of the local farmers are numerous and wide-ranging; they include lack of market, control of the value chain by cartels, politics, weather variance and lately pests. Ultimately the Read on
In the realm of food security, the reduction of post- harvest losses has been identified as a way of boosting production, in addition to expanding irrigation and increasing the use Read on
The current lack of tomatoes in Nakuru County has been attributed to the vagaries of weather and the continued practice of planting them in open fields.
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County governments have been urged to support small-scale farmers by introducing full packages of infrastructure, credit and marketing instead of just concentrating on farm input subsidies every year.
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Agriculture has the capacity of rooting out poverty if only the entrenched systems of a top-down approach were overhauled to enable farmers to drive the sector since they are the Read on