tea farming in Tanzania

Marketing of tea in kenya

Marketing of Tea in Kenya

Some tea is consumed locally and a huge amount is sold on the international market. Major marketer is K.T.D.A. Functions of KTDA Collection of tea from buying centers. Processing of tea. Providing farmers with inputs such as fertiliser. Sensitizes farmers on high-quality production of tea. Facilitates the sale of tea at the best possible prices. …

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Problems facing tea production in kenya

Problems facing Tea production in Kenya

Problems facing Tea production in Kenya Competition with unwanted weeds for plant nutrients leading to poor quality produce. Pests e.g. aphids which destroy the crop leaves leading to losses. Diseases e.g. root fungus disease which leads to poor quality output. Inadequate capital yet expensive machinery is used in tea processing. Scarcity of labour to do …

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Problems facing tea production in East africa

Problems facing Tea production in East Africa

TEA Is obtained by plucking, drying and curing the young leaves of the shrub tree. In Kenya, it’s grown around Kericho and Limuru. In Tanzania, its grown around Iringa and Mbeya, Southern highlands and on slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. In Uganda, it Is grown around the Lake Victoria regions in Lugazi at Kasaku Tea estates, …

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