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Kenya – EU funds road improvement to Mumias sugar factory [Registered]

The European Union has released Sh 63 million (U$0.74 million) for gravelling of a 20 km road that takes in Mumias sugar factory in Kakamega county in Kenya. The graveling of the road is in collaboration with the Kenya Sugar Board to facilitate sugarcane transportation to Mumias Sugar factory. The work commenced on 21st September and is expected to be completed in 30 days. The farmers who supply cane to the factory have welcomed the initiative. Poor roads to the factory have incurred additional costs for the cane growers. Roads cabinet secretary Felix Koskey welcomed the funding saying that “Farmers…

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