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KCB foundation and Tuskys Supermarket enter partnership to support contract farming

15, Jun 2016

The KCB foundation and Tuskys Supermarket have today entered into a strategic partnership to support contract farming for thousands of youths in agribusiness and offer at least 1,600 internship opportunities.the partnership will work to benefit 12,000 youths across 22 counties in the identified value chains in agribusiness through provision of asset financing and working capital to enable the young farmers meet the needs of demand and supply. Tuskys supermarkets has committed to buy all the produce of the venture, making this one of the most fulfilling contract farming initiatives launched by the private sector in the region. To further enhance this partnership, KCB foundation through its 2jiajiri program shall provide field based competency skilling of youths in the fields of agriculture, construction, beauty & personal services, automobile services and domestic services.