Sugar millers’ license renewals tied to honoring farmer payments

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Sugar millers are set to be subjected to new licensing requirements aimed at protecting farmers from financial exposure.

Under the proposed recommendations, sugar millers will be expected to guarantee payments of sugarcane deliveries within 30 days as part of the new framework.

According to the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) the measure is in line with changes to the licensing regime, as farmers continue to grapple with millions of shillings in unpaid cane deliveries.

AFA director General Alfred Busolo said the 11 registered millers would be subjected to different tests to ascertain…

Source – Citizen TV

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