Kenya: Herbs Farmers to Benefit From EU Market Access Project


On a late afternoon in Mbegi ya Akorino Village in Gilgil, Nakuru County, Regina Nderitu is busy at her mint plantation.

A retired teacher, Regina is hopeful for a bumper harvest of this herb which she has been growing for the last one year.

Her farming journey goes back two years ago when she started growing various indigenous and exotic vegetables, including black night shade, purple cabbage and lettuce, among others.

However, she found growing of vegetables to be work-intensive, especially…


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