Coast farmers receive certified seeds

Farmers from Kilifi and Mombasa counties who live below a dollar a day have benefited from a supply of certified seeds in order to help them boost production. The scheme also seeks to help farmers mitigate the effects of famine as they have been supplied with a variety of drought resistant seed crops. PHOTO/FILE

What you need to know:

  • About 2,300 farmers from Kilifi and Mombasa counties who live below a dollar a day have benefited from the scheme.
  • The county had also distributed cassava cuttings with the aim of providing an alternative source of livelihood.
  • Mombasa County had sent a group of 45 farmers and 10 agricultural officers to Central Kenya to familiarise themselves with best farming practice.

Farmers from two counties at the Coast have received certified seeds to boost food production and avert famine.

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