Farmers urge State to regulate milk imports from Uganda

A dairy farmer at his farm in Trans Nzoia County on September 18, 2019. New KCC dairy farmers want the government to regulate milk imports from Uganda. PHOTO | FRANCIS MUREITHI |NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Milk from Uganda sells at Sh12 per litre and many local traders prefer buying the commodity from the neighbouring country.  

  • In Nakuru County, New KCC says over 60,000 farmers are now exposed to modern production methods thus increasing output.

Dairy farmers who supply milk to New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (NKCC) have urged the government to regulate the importation of the commodity from Uganda.

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