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Kericho Farmers Start Direct Exports to European Market

Kericho farmers will start direct export of agricultural produce to the European Union after the governor struck a deal with a UK-based company. Sahara Communities Abroad (Sacoma) will buy coffee, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, bananas and sorghum from Kericho small-scale farmers. Sacoma CEO Perez Ochieng’ said there is a huge market in Europe as demand for […]

Smallholder farmers stymied by lack of information can see realtime market prices for their produce, and now they want to sell to Tesco, too. The importance of smallholder farmers in terms of food security and economic development is increasingly being realised. Most of the 1.4 billion people living on less than $1.25 a day live in rural areas and […]

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