Farmers in Kutus, Kirinyaga county, are now turning their attention from coffee and tea and focusing on chicken and eggs.
They say the tea and coffee proceeds are not as lucrative as they were before. The farmers have formed groups such as the Mukulima Bora Self Help Group, to help them market their product.
They formed 40 such self-help groups in 2018 to rear kienyeji chicken. Some of the farmers admitted that the project has been successful and “will go far”.