Nyeri Tea Farmers Set To Earn 600 Million Bonus

Tea growers in Nyeri county attached with the Kenya tea development agency KTDA are set to receive bonuses worth 600 million.
According to the 2022 act, the bonus is set to be paid by 8th July. The tea act advocated for a 38.92 billion bonus windfall allocated to central Kenya.

“The rate of bonus that is expected has already been released and it will immensely boost our tea farmers. These reforms have resulted in an increment of Sh600 million in Othaya for tea farmers,” said KTDA Company Secretary Patrick Ngunjiri.

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This increase in bonus was recently hinted at by agricultural cabinet secretary Peter Munya. CS Munya said this while speaking during the opening of the Matunwa factory in Nyamira on the 21st of June.

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“We have good news for the 650,000 tea farmers in Kenya. However, we have started witnessing better yields that are resulting from major reforms in the sector that were started by the government since 2020. We have continued implementing reforms in the tea sector,” he said.

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