News Maize farmers struggle as NCPB price row drags onThe National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) premises in Nakuru on May 23, 2018. FILE PHOTO | NMGMaize farmers will have to wait longer before they can deliver their produce to the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) due to a price stalemate. The NCPB management Thursday confirmed they have not received approval from the government to start buying maize. “We are still waiting directive from the government on when to start buying maize from farmers and at what price,” disclosed Titus Maiyo, the NCPB Corporate affairs manager. Maize prices in North Rift region have plummeted to as low as Sh1,400 a bag.
Source: The North Africa Journal January 10, 2019 10:51 UTC