Kakamega County Governor Fernandes Barasa.

Farmers urged to plant more sugarcane to increase boost Mumias Sugar’s output

Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has urged cane farmers in the Western region to increase sugarcane production to boost the input toward Mumias Sugar Company. Speaking to journalists after a surprise visit to the sugar miller, Barasa reiterated the government’s pledge to provide required farming inputs to farmers, adding that the county government will also chip…

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Industry stakeholders laud Govt’s move to pump Ksh117B in sugar sub-sector

Stakeholders in the sugar sub-sector have lauded the government’s move to approve a Ksh117 billion bailout for South Nyanza Sugar (SONY), Nzoia Sugar, Muhoroni, Chemelil, Miwani, and Mumias Sugar companies. Through the Kenya Sugar Growers Association (KESGA), the stakeholders noted that the move would enable millers to clear outstanding debts and become organized as they…

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