MP's and Agricultural Experts are drafting new law to cushion Tea, Coffee farmers

KTN News Dec 15,2019


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<style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 20.1px; font: 15.0px 'Microsoft Sans Serif'} </style> Members Of Parliament From Mt Kenya Region In Consultation With Agricultural Experts Are In The Process Of Formulating Laws On Minimum Guaranteed Returns For Coffee, Tea And Milk To Alleviate The Suffering Of Farmers. Mathira Member Of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua Has Said That Coffee, Tea And Milk Are Products That Farmers Are Investing So Much On Without Assured Return On Investment. Speaking In Kabare, Gichugu In Kirinyaga County, Rigathi Said They Want The Price Of The Products Anchored In Law In A Way That Farmers Will Benefit Directly From Their Produce And Avoid Losses And Exploitation By Middlemen.