Could ICT Revamp the Kenyan Coffee Industry?
If only half of the more than 700,000 coffee farmers embraced ICT platforms and applications, we could radically transform the industry and revolutionise the agricultural sector. Technology can also be used to aggregate numerous other crops, creating economies of scale for local value addition, writes Gichu Wachira for the Daily Nation.
Data from the ministry of agriculture shows that Kenya's coffee best peak was at 129,000 tonnes in 1988-89, which has since dropped to 40,700 tonnes in the 2016-17 year. Kiambu ... Read more »
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