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The farmers claim the said provisions will increase taxes and drive them out of business.
New KPCU chairman Henry Kinyua noted that more than Sh10 million had been given to farmers.
The agency warned that the dry conditions in some areas where the swarms are arriving will hasten the rate at which they will disperse.
The Act aims to improve the management of the 69 tea factories owned by small-holder farmers in 21 counties.
The manager added: “Drying will be at a cost of Sh20 per drop of moisture content per 50kg bag to the recommended 13.5 per cent.”
The FAW is a transboundary insect which targets maize and other food crops.
Obado said the cheap imports were frustrating farmers' efforts to get profit and discouraged residents from venturing into rice farming.
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