NCPB fails to account for Sh2.3bn from fertiliser sale

A bag of DAP fertiliser at National Cereals and Produce Board's Eldoret depot is sold on March 7, 2018. The agency has not accounted for money made through the sale of fertiliser in 2017 and 2018. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • NCPB sold fertilisers to farmers at subsidised prices of Sh1,500 for a 50kg bag of all planting fertilisers like DAP and NPK blends and all top dressing fertilisers .
  • Mr Ouko faulted the Ministry of Agriculture and NCPB for failing to sign any form of agreement on how to handle the proceeds.

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) cannot account for Sh2.3 billion realised from the sale of different types of fertilisers, the latest audit report tabled in Parliament has revealed.

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