The multi billion shilling milk industry- DP Gachagua.
Yesterday, the second in command, Rigathi Gachagua visited the New KCC Dandora Milk processing factory in Embakasi West, Nairobi, to get acquainted with its activities.
He highlighted that the milk industry is a turnaround strategy for the sub-sector. He revealed thay the government has designated funds to make the sector profitable to the farmer.
He stated,”The multi-billion-shilling milk industry is one of the sub-sectors we have earmarked for wide-ranging reforms to make it more profitable to the farmer.”
“As part of the turnaround strategy for the sub-sector, on Tuesday afternoon, I visited the New KCC Dandora Milk processing factory in Embakasi West, Nairobi, to get acquainted with its activities,” he added.
As part of the bottom up agenda, The deputy president stated that the government is aimed at making the new Kenya commercial cremeries, a market leader.
He expressed his optimism saying that this refkrms will ensure stability and also be profitable to the farmer and their investments.
He stated,”Our target is to make New KCC the market leader because it will ensure stability in the sub-sector once it regains its top spot. The reforms in the dairy industry will see the farmers get better returns that are commensurate with the efforts invested in the farms.”
”In my engagement with the residents of Dandora, I assured them of our focus to improve the lives of all Kenyans through the Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda,” he added.