Millers back coffee team’s radical plans

A coffee factory employee transports boxes of roasted an packed coffee in Nairobi. A section of farmers and a member of the taskforce on coffee reforms have welcomed radical proposals proposed by the team to reform the multi billion shillings sector. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Embu and Ukambani farmers supported the recommendations of the Task force on Coffee Sub-sector Reforms saying its implementation will help boost earnings and crop production.
  • Mr Kirai, who is also the secretary of the Meru Coffee Millers , said they had collected views from farmers across the country and their report was inclusive.
  • Mr Mbaabu said farmers had never fully benefited from the opening of the second window that was aimed at helping them sell coffee directly.

Some farmers and a member of the taskforce on coffee reforms have welcomed radical proposals proposed by the team to reform the multi billion shillings sector.

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