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Avocado farmer earning Sh70,000 per harvest after abandoning coffee production

Anne Wangechi, an avocado farmer from Murang’a County is earning sh70,000 every harvest from the produce which has been described as a ‘new gold’ for farmers in Kenya after abandoning coffee farming due its labour intensiveness and the berries’ poor market price. According to a 2018 World Bank report, coffee production in Kenya had declined …

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arrowroots

Youth, women empowerment firm in need of more arrowroot buyers for the produce

ProxyCom limited, an IT company which was originally formed to only offer ICT services but has turned out to empower youth and women through its agribusiness department is currently looking for additional markets for arrowroots, a produce they adopted in 2016 after abandoning sugarcane farming. The Homa Bay County based company was founded in 2008 …

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