Kenya’s agricultural authority warns potato farmers against breaching packaging rules

KENYA –  The Agriculture Food Authority (AFA), Kenya, has cautioned potato farmers and traders in Narok county against flouting packaging regulations. AFA Director General, Kello Harsama, said he will be visiting potato-growing areas in Melili and the upper parts of Narok, including Mau Narok, in the next two to three weeks to ensure the law is fully enforced. The Crops (Irish Potatoes) Regulations, 2019, and the Crops Act provide for packaging in 50kg bags. The law also demands that potatoes be packaged in approved clean material that allows for free…

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