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What are the problems facing the maize farming in Kenya.

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  1. Maize is attacked by pests eg stalkborer, armyworms, ampides etc
  2. maize is affected by deceases eg white leaf blight
  3. Price fluctuations especially low prices discourage farmers. This is due to importation of cheap maize that flood the market killing the morale of farmers.
  4. Inadequate capital by farmers to buy farm inputs eg fertilizers and high quality seeds
  5. Unfavorable climatic conditions eg draught or frost.
  6. Poor transport and communication eg poor roads
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