Farmers Uproot Coffee Trees To Protest SH 14 Pay Per Kilo


Coffee farmers in Kiambu, Githunguru and Komothai have uprooted their coffee trees to protest poor earnings.

The farmers complained that Sh14 per kilo was not enough reward for the hard work they put in tending to their crop, adding that even the meagre payments are delayed for too long yet they have bills to pay.

They argued that the cost of producing one kilo of coffee was approximately Sh35, hence the Sh14 pay even after processing was an insult to their sweat.

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