It has come to our notice that there is an impostor claiming to be the Interim Director General of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (AFFA) - Alfred Busolo Tabu. He is misleading members of the public that he:
A number of allegations attributed to the management of Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU) Ltd, touching on the coffee industry have been advanced in the media. However, the allegations as put across are devoid of facts and meant to mislead the general public on the on-goings in the coffee industry. As Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (Coffee Directorate), we wish to correct the allegations and put the facts across as follows;
The harvesting dates were developed after an extensive survey was conducted inMachakos Murang’a, Meru, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet Counties.The objective was to ensure only mature Avocadoes accessed the market to avoid deceiving the consumers.
It has come to our attention that there are people purporting to be agents of the Agriculture and Food Authority who are asking for kickbacks from our potential suppliers in order to be awarded tenders. These people are also extorting money from AFA Service Providers and Suppliers by demanding for bribes on awarded contracts.
The Electronic Single Window (TradeNet) System is one the kenya flagship project for vision 2030. The implementation of the project is expected to result in the reduction of dwell time of cargo at the kenya ports and improve the ease of doing business in the country.