Kenya sees coffee output rising 22 pct in next two crop years

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya's coffee output will rise 22 percent to about 60,000 tonnes in the next two crop years (Oct-Sept), thanks to new varieties and increasing area under cultivation, a senior government official said on Thursday. Sicily Kariuki, principal secretary at the Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Ministry, told a news conference the aim was to raise production from about 49,000 …

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