Seven years after the farm was placed under receivership due to debts owed to Kenya Revenue Authority and a local bank, the final nail has been hammered on its coffin. Workers now worry for the Sh300 million they are owed in salary arrears, union dues and savings.
Two directors of the bankrupt Karuturi flower farm have moved to court accusing the company’s creditors and receivers of destroying a property they had been using as a wildlife and bird-watching lodge for "high value" visitors
Too few investors knew the land; too many deals were crooked. Yet officials hint that the government wants to promote huge farms once more, this time by expanding wheat production to boost food security.