The African Grain Care Equipment (AGCE) Limited on Tuesday morning introduced to Cooperative and Enterprises Development County Executive Committee Member Ms. Esther Mutai a team of suppliers from Britain who are set to supply equipment and machinery to MoiSoy Milling plant under construction in Kabenes.
Speaking during the courtesy call, the CECM noted that upon completion the milling plant will offer a long lasting solution to the farmers in the region who have experienced numerous challenges in the sector.
MoiSoy cooperative union entered into an agreement with AGCE to supply the milling plant equipment.
Ms. Mutai further disclosed that the need to curb post-harvest loss by constructing cereal stores was key citing that she was directing all her energies as this was the only way of ensuring that the farmers get value for their money.
“We will invest heavily in seed capital, bulking and warehousing,” Posed Ms Mutai while hosting the investors.
Earlier in the day the CEC together with her Agriculture counterpart Mr. Samuel Yego met officials from Standard Media Group with a view of working together to educate the farmers to adopt modern be ways farming technologies.
The standard group in their proposal seeks to provide a platform for the farmers to network besides bridging the information gap.
The CECM in her presentation said that the proposal if adopted would improve the flow of information.
On his part Agriculture, CECM advised farmers to adopt modern ways to improve their yields and produce.
He voiced the need to venture into crop diversification citing that this is likely to give more returns as compared to the traditional farming.
Mr Yego said the need to adopt high-value crops as this pays more.