Save the sugar farmer

I don’t understand the role of industrialization in a country like Kenya because the way it looks to me industrialization is the source of poverty in Kenya. Most of the industries are the sources of suffering in the community and especially to the farmers and the people working in the industries. Bungoma District is one of the major sugar producers in the country “yet the government still imports sugar”, but the life of the farmer is reduced to a nightmare because of the time the local sugar company takes to harvest the cane is more than the required life of the sugarcane “yet the government still imports sugar” , to harvest the sugarcane the farmer needs permission from the sugar industry “yet the government still imports sugar”, some sugar plantations have overstayed and are loosing value yet the farmers cannot cut the cane and sell it to other alternative market because of the contract between the farmer and the local sugar industry that does not allow the farmer to harvest the cane “yet the government still imports sugar” . As a result of that the farmer is poor but with wealth in the shamba, OK even after harvesting the cane the money spent to take care of the sugar plantation is five times the money earned “yet the government still imports sugar”. The minster of agriculture William Ruto, The President, and the Prime Minister what are you up to?


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