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Kenya’s coffee production set to increase, says official

Published on November 21, 2016

Coffee production is set to increase to 47, 000 MT this year compared to 45, 000 MT last year due to an expanded plantation area, a coffee directorate official has said.

According to Interim Director in the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) coffee Directorate Grenivile Miili the provision of subsidised fertilizer to farmers has increased yields hence the enlargement of area under cultivation by farmers.

“The land under coffee production has increased from 109,000 hectares to 114,000 hectares,” he said. Read more. Source | Daily Nation