Maize farmers in Rift Valley region have been dealt a huge blow after a ship carrying 10K tonnes of imported maize docks in Mombasa port today morning. Photo courtesy.
The maize farmers in the country especially from the Rift Valley region have been dealt a huge blow after imported maize, which is duty free arrives in Kenya after a ship carrying 10,000 tonnes of maize docks in Mombasa port.
According to a report by Tuko News, a big ship carrying 10,000 tonnes of imported maize has arrived in Mombasa port after the government made an announcement, that it is going to import the maize especially Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) foods in order to fight hunger in the country.
This is a big blow to the maize farmers in the country from Rift Valley region who are currently harvesting their matured maize, since they might now lack enough market for their produce and the imported maize is likely going to cause loses on them because they are cheaper than their produce.
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