Migori farmers grapple with poverty after tobacco firm exit

A farm worker tends to tobacco crop in Ayani, Migori. The exit of multinational companies has affected many livelihoods in the county. PHOTO | ANTHONY KAMAU

What you need to know:

  • Alliance One used to pay cash crop growers up to Sh1.2bn annually before its relocation.

It is now five years since Alliance One Tobacco closed shop in Migori.

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