Othaya farmers set to reap from irrigation scheme

Outlet: Business Daily

August 1, 2013

Farmers in Othaya are set to benefit from the Gura Ugachiku irrigation project that will be completed soon. The scheme covers 300 acres of land and is expected to directly benefit 300 farmers in Othaya. The director of Water and Irrigation Nyeri County, Eng Mwangi Thuita said the project will reduce over-reliance on rain in farming and boost food production.