Things Looking Up For Kenya's Tea Farmers

The long-awaited Tea Bill has been passed by the national assembly. the bill will also see the revival of the Tea Board of Kenya which will help regulate the sector and market the tea to overseas markets, as well as the Tea Research Foundation. The bill, when finally approved, will require prompt payment of farmers, many of whom waited up to 2 years for full payment of their produce, in what has been called the "Bonus coming in October" writes John Kamau for Daily Nation.


A tea plantation in Kenya (file photo).

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