Government to spend sh770m on tea factory


KERICHO, KENYA: The government is in the process of constructing a Sh770M tea factory under the Tea Research Institute (TRI).

Speaking when he toured Kericho County, Livestock Principal Secretary (PS) Dr. Andrew Tuimur said TRI had been amalgamated into Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (Kalro) and they were going to spend Sh370M for the construction of the factory and Sh400M on machinery.

TRI dwells with tea research, creation of new varieties of tea and well playing an advisory role to tea farmers on the best farming practices for the cash crop.

The TRI’s…

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