04 November 2008


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The European Union has pledged to give Kenya Sh10 billion for improving agriculture.

Some of the areas earmarked for improvement include extension services and rural access roads that hinder farmers from delivering their produce to the market.

Extension services alone will be allocated Sh100 million according to Agriculture minister. The money will be used to enhance capacity by his ministry to deliver information on new farming technology to farmers.

“With new farming technology, our farmers will also enhance their productivity and turn their farming into business,” Mr William Ruto said.