Waiguru launches massive rehabilitation roads within the Mwea Rice Scheme

The  Kirinyaga Governor, Anne  Waiguru has launched a massive rehabilitation of all dilapidated feeder roads within the  Mwea Irrigation scheme. While  launching the 230 kilometres of the roads in the area on Tuesday, Waiguru assured the rice farmers that their produce would never again rot in the shambas due to the impassable roads. She said […]

Continue Reading

Cheap rice imports choke Sh.13 billion economy in Mwea

Massive  rice  imports from the Far East have choked the economy of Ngurubani town in Mwea, Kirinyaga County that is the biggest grower and supplier of rice in Kenya. Data from the Kenya Economic Survey 2019 shows Mwea region produces about 90,000 tonnes of rice, which translates to 80% of what Kenya produces. Kenya requires […]

Continue Reading