Maize farmers find solace in exports to EA countries

Drying maize

Workers dry maize in Eldoret town, Uasin Gishu County. File | Nation Media Group

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Most farmers in Trans Nzoia, one of the country’s main maize-growing zones, have turned to Uganda and South Sudan.
  • Maize flour prices have gone up in most retail shops in the North Rift, with a 2kg packet going for Sh100.

Farmers in the North Rift have now export their maize to South Sudan, Uganda and Rwanda for better prices due to rising demand.

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