Kenya’s tea agency inks partnership on renewable energy solutions

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) on Friday inked a partnership deal with global environment conservation organization, Rainforest Alliance, for the roll-out of a project to provide smallholder tea farmers with renewable energy solutions.

The project will focus on sensitizing farmers on alternative sources of energy such as biomass, solar and improved energy-saving cooking stoves with an aim of conserving the environment.

The project will be rolled out across 12 factories across the country-with each chosen to represent one of the 12 KTDA administrative zones and shall take 18 months.

Full article: Xinhuanet

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