Problems facing cotton farmers in Kenya

The following are problems facing cotton farmers in Kenya

  • Substandard production method
  • unpredictable climatic condition
  • increased soil fertility
  • cotton plants are attacked by pest and diseases
  • production is very demanding making cotton unpopular
  • low cotton prices thus lack incentives for farmers
  • farmers cooperatives dealing with cotton have managerial problems
  • importation of second-hand clothes causes cotton to lose market

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