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Govt warns of looming food crisis

Wednesday January 29 2014

Sacks of maize stacked near Kisumu airport on January 28, 2014. The government has announced a looming food crisis as stocks dwindle. Photo/JACOB OWITI

Sacks of maize stacked near Kisumu airport on January 28, 2014. The government has announced a looming food crisis as stocks dwindle. Photo/JACOB OWITI 

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The Government has warned of an impending crisis with 1.7 million Kenyans facing food shortage as stocks run out.

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Kosgey said the current stock will only last until May.

He urged the Private sector to step up imports and salvage the situation.

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