By NICK OLUOCH
and JOEL OKWAYO
Speaking on Sunday, the National Secretary General of the Kenya Sugarcane Growers Union, (Kensgu), Mr Ezra Olodi said it would only be fair that the farmers also had something to smile about with the high prices experienced in the country.
Mr Olodi also urged parliament to do more to ensure that the Sugar (Amendment) bill 2011 is passed to enable the Sugar Arbitration Tribunal execute its judgments.
"We are afraid the Act that created the court is unclear on what happens when the miller completely disregards the court ruling," said Mr Ezra Okoth, the secretary general of Kensgu.
Meanwhile, a section of sugar cane farmers from Migori county have urged the Government to step in and âdismantle cartelsâ which they said were operating within the sugar sector and leading to their exploitation.
The farmers drawn from Uriri, Awendo and Rongo districts and who were speaking in Migori town, insisted that the problems currently experienced in the sector had nothing to do with the law but the fact that the industry was being controlled by cartels who exploit them.
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