By Ally Jamah
The Youth Enterprise Fund is set to construct 420 greenhouses across the country in a Sh150 million strategy to lure youth into entering the world of profitable farming.
The Fund will also give loans to thousands of youth groups to buy their own greenhouses and access modern technology.
The Chairperson of the Fund’s board, James Gitau, revealed on Monday that youth groups in all the 210 constituencies will soon be invited to apply for the greenhouses to be built in the first phase of the programme.
“We expect to involve 5,000 youth in the first phase. This new project will create instant jobs for them and will also improve the country’s food security considerably,” he said during the project’s launch.
The greenhouses will be constructed by Amiran Kenya, the organisation that first introduced large-scale green houses in the country in the late 1980s. The two organisations formally…
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