North Rift farmers reap fruits of switching from exclusive maize farming

In a region known predominantly for maize, most cereal growers viewed it as a ploy by the political class to throw them out of the grain business so as to provide an opportunity for ‘cartels’ to import grains.

Photo credit: Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

When a campaign urging farmers to diversify their crops kicked off in the North Rift three years ago, it was met with hostility and rebellion.


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