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Meru Cooperative Union

This particular picture was taken in 1955 and shows the recently formed Meru Cooperative Union members proudly showing off their newly purchased 5-ton lorry to haul Coffee. Schemes like this were designed to encourage local farmers to maximise the quality of their produce and gain a better price for their products.

Picture courtesy of Christopher Nelson

Quality instead of Quantity Article | Agricultural Officer, Tanganyika 1955-65 Article