Sigh Of Relief to Rice, Banana and Potatoes Farmers: President Uhuru Announces Solution
Rice, Bananas and Potatoes farmers have been receiving surplus harvest from their produce. However they have been incurring huge losses due to lack of market for their produce. Their produce is perishable and needs to be sold soonest to avoid them getting spoilt. The farmers have complained and forwarded their grievances to the president. He has heard their cry and set the following measures.
1.) The treasury to release 300 million to MSE to acquire cold storage facilities to help in preserving of this produce in Meru, Nyandarua and Kissi.
2.) He ordered that 660 million be given to the relevant board to purchase excess rise from farmers in Nyanza Kano plains and Mwea region.