New cash payment model for coffee farmers 


Coffee farmers will get monthly payments in a new model being implemented in Meru County to fasten coffee payments currently taking six to eight months.

A senior Cooperative Officer at the State Department of Cooperatives, Samuel Kuria, said this is a pilot project being implemented in Meru County borrowed from the Ethiopian Cash Payment Model.

Ordinarily, coffee farmers are normally paid after the sale of their produce in the market which takes six to eight months, and this had demoralized farmers forcing many uproot the crop.

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