How young food exporter won Sh2.6m agri-prize

Alex Muli, the proprietor of Goshen Farm, which sources produce from 4,235 farmers in Ukambani, some of which he sells in the local market and exports the bulk to the Middle East. PHOTO | JOSEPH SOSI | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Alex Muli exports a variety of farm produce to the Middle East, a venture that bagged a cash award from the Africa Development Bank.
  • His journey as an agriprenuer started when he was still a third-year student at Moi University studying tourism management.
  • Through Goshen Farm, Muli sources produce from 4,235 farmers in Ukambani, some of which he sells in the local market and exports the bulk to the Middle East.
  • Muli plans to spend the money he won to grow the company’s processing section to allow him to export processed fruits and supply more to the Kenyan market.

Alex Muli does not consider himself lucky, despite winning one of the most coveted agricultural prizes in Africa two weeks ago.

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