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Pending court cases blamed for frustrations rocking KTDA elections

A section of tea farmers from four tea factories located in northern parts of Murang’a County has blamed pending court cases for the delay...

Tea production by smallholder farmers up 15pc

Smallholder tea farmers under the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) have recorded a 15.2pc growth in the production of greenleaf. This has seen KTDA sales...

Govt exploring increasing tea earnings to match US Dollar 

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua will meet Kenya Tea Development Agency early next week in a push to increase tea earnings for small-scale farmers in...

Govt mulls scrapping VAT on tea sold in factories 

The agriculture ministry through the Tea Board of Kenya has developed a concept note that will attract value addition to tea stakeholders across the...

Tea farmers in Kiambu County set for big pay

Smallholder tea farmers in Kiambu County are set to receive increased payment for every kilo of green leaf sold to Kenya Tea Development Agency...

Ship with first consignment of fertiliser docks at Mombasa port

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Management Services Limited (KTDA MS) has imported 92,737 metric tonnes of fertiliser for the year 2023/2024 for distribution to...

Improved bonuses: Tea reforms bearing fruits, says DP Gachagua

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua on Wednesday said ongoing reforms in the tea sub-sector were bearing fruit citing improved bonuses for smallholder farmers this year.  The...

Factory directors to commence second payment meetings in September

Factory directors from the 71 KTDA-managed factories will this month commence meetings to review and approve the factories’ annual accounts for the 2022-23 financial...

Former KTDA Chairman withdraws case challenging his ouster

David Muni Ichoho, immediate former KTDA Chairman has withdrawn a suit he had filed challenging an alleged ouster as Chairman of the organization.  A Notice...

DP Gachagua to KTDA: Resolve disputes, stop hurting farmers

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has asked the Kenya Tea Development Agency(KTDA) to resolve their disputes and withdraw the ongoing cases from court saying the...


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