By KASS Online
Farmers from the North Rift region have said that the move by the government to revamp the Kenya Farmers Association was crucial for the development of agriculture and wellbeing of farmers in the country.
The farmers led by KFA Director Mr. Kipkorir Menjo, the farmers said that the move was long overdue and should be implemented as soon as possible.
Menjo said farmers representatives from Uasin Gishu County will be traveling to Nairobi to meet the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture (CS), Mwangi Kiunjuri over the planned revamping of the moribund association so that it can begin serving the interest of farmers again.
He added that the President’s move was in the right direction as KFA which is owned by farmers will enable them to source their own farm inputs at cheaper costs than obtains currently.
Menjo further opined that the process of pressing the government to revive the association has been going on for a long time adding that the collapse of KFA several years ago subjected farmers to untold suffering.