Wheat farmers lose yields to poor techniques
Kenya's wheat production has been on a downward spiral in recent years, even as demand soars driven by rising urbanization where people are developing an appetite for mass-produced, convenient foods containing processed wheat flour.
The national demand for wheat has increased to 900 tonnes [...]
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