Coffee a new game changer in Uasin Gishu     

Uasin Gishu County has been championing crop diversification over the years to uplift farmers’ living standards and in the end empower the county’s economy. Many farmers took the initiative and embraced the high value crops drive and are now benefiting highly from the consistent poor yields they got from the normal maize and wheat farming. […]

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Murang’a farmers abandon coffee, embrace macadamia

About 30 years ago, coffee farmers in Murang’a could not, in their wildest dreams imagine that the macadamia seedlings they were being offered and asked to plant in their farms would one day replace coffee as their major source of income. Coffee factories used to provide farmers with macadamia seedlings to plant in their farms […]

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Gov’t to expand Kenya’s export markets

The governments of Kenya and South Korea today strengthened the cordial bilateral relations existing between the two countries, a move that will see the two countries negotiate tariff reduction on coffee and market access of fresh avocado from Kenya. The Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Betty Maina said that  trade between Kenya […]

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Murang’a cooperative union announces minimum guaranteed price for coffee delivered

Farmers who supply their coffee to Murang’a Cooperative Union are set to benefit from minimum guaranteed price for cherry delivered beginning October this year. The Union has announced it will set Sh70 as minimum price for every kilo of cherry supplied to the milling plant. All the 144 coffee factories within Murang’a County are affiliated […]

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