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Details of the Massive Coffee Programme Launched By CS Munya in Nyeri

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Hon. Peter Munya has today launched a Coffee farm inputs stimulus package E-subsidy programme at Karatina stadium in Nyeri County according to a Facebook post on his page.

The programme is aimed at promoting sustainable increase in income among the Coffee growers through improved productivity.

Munya wrote that “on implementation of the program it will boost national average coffee production from 2kgs per tree to 5kgs, increase coffee growers gross earning per year by 50% and improve quality of coffee premium grades produced from current 70% to 90% by 2024.”

The stimulus programme targets 82,650 farmers in the 32 coffee growing counties both smallholder coffee farmer belonging to a cooperative society and small estate coffee farmers or any other farmer belonging to an association holding less than 20 acres of land under coffee.

The move will greatly boost coffee farming in the region and it has been one of the aims of Uhuru Kenyatta’s government.

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