FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Kenya: Emerging Ag Pressure - 2
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Nov 29, 2012 07:43 AM CST

NAIROBI, Kenya, (DTN) -- In a little village in a highlands region about two hours outside of Nairobi, a group of about 20 farmers and just as many visitors squeeze into a vegetable-grading shed to hear how these farmers pull together their resources to grow more crops and earn a better price.

When details are needed, all the men turn their heads to the lone woman farmer in the group, who stands to explain how the producers are trying to negotiate with grocers to commit to buying in bulk directly from the cooperative.

"We have had a lot of problems ...

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