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Taita Taveta County governor Granton Samboja Photo: Courtesy

Farmers in Taita Taveta County have received over one thousand three hundred bags of fertilizer from the county government.

The fertilizer will increase food security in the county, thus facilitating a good harvest for both domestic and commercial purpose.

The county governor, Granton Samboja acknowledged the national government for the cheap fertilizer ,saying that it will facilitate food security in the County as well as implement its big 4 agendas.

According to Samboja, his government has set good plans to ensure extension services have been revived across the 20 wards, to enable farmers get modern farming methods for better harvest.

According to the area MCA Hon Fundi Maskuji, the fertilizer will increase food security in the entire County, and that farmers are expected to get good harvest for both domestic and commercial purpose.

However, the farmers expressed their concern over need to repair their roads connecting to their Banana farms saying they have incurred huge loses as all roads have been washed away by rains.

Taita Taveta county government, has offered to train its farmers through extension officers as well as advise them on their farming.

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