Newly appointed national taskforce on coffee sub-sector meets Nyeri farmers
The recently appointed national taskforce on the coffee sub-sector reforms that was sworn in on 7th of this month has been on a meet the farmers tour around the country. The 19 member taskforce appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta was in Karatina, Nyeri County where it gave coffee farmers a platform to air their grievances and suggest solutions to revamp the sub-sector. Farmers from different coffee co-operative societies decried the challenges that the present day coffee farmers face. KTN’s senior reporter Carol Nderi attended the hearing of the taskforce in Karatina.