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Increased rainfall could lead to onion & tomato panic sales

According to the Central Bank of Kenya’s (CBK) November 2023 Agriculture Sector Survey the current favourable weather conditions are expected to boost agricultural production. However, the increased rainfall could also lead to panic sales by onion and tomato farmers who fear losses arising from spoilage of products that are sensitive to heavy rain. This will …

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Tana River farmer who produces 30 tonnes of chilli a season, in need of contractors to grow more

bird’s eye chilli. Photo courtesy. Abdulahi Omar Sheikh, a Tana River County farmer who abandoned vegetable, onion and tomato farming last year to venture into bird’s eye and bullet chillies is now producing 30 tonnes of the crop a season something which is pushing him to look for contactors to produce more owing to a …

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