Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Commercializing small scale agriculture


The demand for sorghum in Kenya has shot up dramatically following the decision by the East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL) to use the produce for manufacture of one of its beer brands, suppliers contracted by the beer maker said.
"The demand is very high and farmers are unable to meet it. So we are now importing," said Rose Mutuku, the Managing Director of Smart Logistics Solution, a company that is coordinating out grower sorghum farmers on behalf of EABL. Read full story

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