Kenya launches US$13.9m coffee revitalization project in partnership with the World Bank

KENYA – The Kenyan government in partnership with the World Bank has launched phase one of coffee revitalization project to a tune of Ksh 1.5 billion (US$13.9m) concessional loan in two years that will focus on increasing coffee production in 8 growing areas. The programme will cover Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Machakos, Embu, Tharaka Nithi and Meru Counties. Speaking during the launch of the project, Agriculture livestock, Fisheries and Cooperative Cabinet Secretary, Peter Munya said the programme will not only increase coffee production but will improve efficiency of farmer cooperatives, support…

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