Wednesday, June 20, 2012

KTDA honoured in Unilever Partner Awards

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Ltd (KTDA) was among other firms that were awarded in the 2012 Unilever Partners to Win Awards after winning through the sustainability category. The tea management agency was honored because of its sustainable agriculture practices at a ceremony held in London.

The “Partner to Win Awards” celebrate and reward suppliers who, over the past year, have made a significant contribution to Unilever in various categories that include innovation, business integration, sustainability, service excellence and capacity & capacity building.

KTDA currently serves more than 560,000 small-scale farmers in the country. Joint efforts between the agency and Unilever have also rolled out over 500 Farmers Field Schools (FFS) nationwide and they are targeting the number to increase to 3,900 by 2015.

Unilever is a world-leading supplier of consumer goods with operation in over 100 countries and sale in 180 countries. The company asserts that its products are used more than 2 billion times a day globally.

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