Clarification on 2016 Final Tea Payments
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KTDA Imports 74,800 Metric Tons of Fertilizer For Tea Farmers
FOOD FOR TEA BUSHES...KTDA Senior Manager Agriculture Services Peter Mbadi (left) and Corporate Affairs Manager Egadwa Mudoga inspect packaging of NPK fertilizer in 50 kg bags at the Port of Mombasa. The first batch of 38,000 tons of the total 74, 800 fertilizer imports arrived on July 8, 2016. The remaining batch is expected to arrive early August. Application of fertilizer to tea bushes ensures high quality and quantity of green leaf.
The Kenya Tea Development Agency Management Services has this year imported 74, 800 MT of NPK fertilizer for small scale tea farmers. This year, the Mombasa landing cost for a ton of fertilizer is USD 214.43 compared to USD 353.88 last year, representing a 65 per cent decrease.