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Cs agricultureThe Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Willy Bett constituted a multi stakeholder task force to look into the sustainability of the tea industry in an effort to improve returns to the tea farmers. The National Tea Industry task force formed in 2014 analyzed the qualitative information presented by the various stakeholders in the industry and identified six (6) main pillars within which, thirteen (13) key recommendations when implemented will: lead to expanded market demand, improve productivity, improve industry incomes and hence increase farmer net return.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries on 18th July 2016 held a multi stake holders meeting including the Council of Governors and private sector on the implementation of the task force report on tea. The meeting agreed on an implementation plan with details on activities to be undertaken under the recommendation, timelines and relevant institution to lead the implementation. The committee will be meeting quarterly to access the progress on implementation.

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