Bororet Farmers Union to set up maize milling plant in Kesses

Bororet Farmers Cooperatives Union is in the final stages of procuring a maize milling plant.

The plant, expected to be set up in Tulwet/Chuiyat ward, Kesses Sub County, will have the capacity to handle 30 tonnes of maize per day, alongside a dryer and a weigh bridge.

Borotet Farmers Cooperatives Union is comprised of 36 primary Cooperatives societies was established by Ainabkoi and Kesses sub counties.

The milling plant will be the second in Uasin Gishu, following ongoing construction works for the MoiSoy milling plant in Kabenes, Soy Sub County.

Ongoing construction works on the MoiSoy Milling plant.

Currently, equipment for the Ksh500 million plant are being set up.

Last week, Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago, while on his working tour of Tulwet Chuiyat Ward, Kesses sub-county, officially opened the Borotet Farmers Cooperatives Union Limited and Chuiyat Dispensary.

The cooperative union in partnership with Afex trade fair has so far distributed over 4,000bags of fertilizer and purchased over 1,000 bags of maize at their stores in Tulwet.

Mandago speaks during the opening of Bororet Farmers Union store in Kesses Sub County.

Construction of Borotet Cooperative union store was fully funded by the County Government of Uasin Gishu.

Uasin Gishu is among the counties with high production of maize, and the county has been supporting efforts to help cooperatives add value to their farm produce.

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