Ministry of Agriculture Livestock & Fisheries of : CS Peter Munya addresses 100 coffee society officials in Meru

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05/23/2020 | 09:33 am

Today CS Peter Munya addressed 100 coffee society officials (chairman and secretary) in Meru who were split into two sessions of 50 each to meet Covid-19 social distance requirements.

The CS emphasized a raft of changes being introduced to revive and improve the coffee sector, both in productivity and farmer earnings. These included:

  • Access to coffee inputs through e-voucher.
  • A 3 billion fund available to farmers at 3 percent and deductible at sale point.
  • Digital weighing and ledger management in the societies.
  • Installation of eco pulper to replace argard pregrader to save water and stop pollution in the rivers.
  • Construct metallic drying tables to improve uniformity in drying, stop termite damage, and increase longevity of the Nylex.
  • Install remote-controlled security systems to curb perchment theft and use solar security powered systems 24/7 reliability.
  • Rehabilitate the milling systems in Dandora, Meru, and Sagana.

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