Sh10bn to set up markets in two counties

Potatoes on sale at Wakulima Wholesale Market in Nakuru on January 8, 2014 About Sh10.3 billion will be used to set up a model farm produce wholesale and retail market in Murang’a and in Machakos counties. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • The wholesale hub model market in Maragua, Murang’a County, will be set up on 20-acres of land donated by the county government.
  • A retail market model will also be set up in Athi River, in Machakos County, on 30-acres of land donated by the Export Processing Zones Authority. Designs for the Athi River retail market model is ready.
  • However, insight retail project director Titus Korir warned against aping each other’s innovations saying that this could negatively impact on some retailers.

About Sh10.3 billion will be used to set up a model farm produce wholesale and retail market in Murang’a and in Machakos counties.

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