Farmers staring at losses after India shuts door to ‘ndengu’

A farmer harvestsing green grams (ndengu) in Ngondini Village, Kitui County. Governor Charity Ngilu and other office holders are doing their part in encouraging farmers to increase their produce, now they need the support that technology has promised to deliver, Rebecca Wanjiku argues. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Farmers in Ukambani had staked their hopes on selling their crop in India, until Modi stopped imports of green gram.

Ms Rhoda Kalunda, a peasant farmer from Katulani in Kitui County owns a 20-acre farm on which she has practised mixed crop farming most of her adult life.

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