Nandi gets Sh2.5 million cold room
Governor Stephen Sang and the acting Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya Martine van Hoogstraten yesterday commissioned a cold room for horticultural products.
The facility, which has a capacity of 10 tonnes and cost Sh2.5 million to build, is situated in Chepkunyuk ward.
It was constructed by SNV (a Dutch NGO) in partnership with Meru Greens (a canning company operating under the Export Processing Zone) and the county government.
Mr Sang said his administration had created policies to assist farmers move away from traditional subsistence farming, adding that the cold room would be used to store French beans for export through Meru Greens.