Ogembo Town Guide
Ogembo town is located in Nyanza province, Kisii County, Gucha district in western Kenya. The area of the Ogembo region has a high potential for agriculture with most areas fertile, densely populated and compromising of fairly small plots. There is also a potential for tourism, business, and fish farming although these two remain largely unexploited.
The area boasts for tea in Kenya and coffee in Kenya farming as the leading economic activity of the residents.
The presence of rainfall in most times of the year makes the area evergreen with most rivers permanent and thus making the region produce virtually all agricultural products for both subsistence and cash crop farming.
The economic activities of the residents of the town include cash crop and subsistence farming, livestock farming in Kenya and business. Tea and coffee are the predominant cash crop of the area residents.
Ogembo Tea Factory Company Limited
The Factory was constructed between 1980 and 1984 and later commissioned in 1984 to serve small scale tea farmers within the then Gucha District of Nyanza province. It was commissioned with a capacity of 8 million kgs of a green leaf but later expanded to the current capacity of 15 million kgs of green leaf.
The factory is located in Gucha sub-county, Kisii County, Nyanza province about 20 km south of Kisii town, along the Kisii-Kilgore Road. The factory lies at an altitude of about 2176 meters above sea level.
Future projects include; Tea market diversification – Orthodox tea processing, tea value addition, and product diversification, modernization and improvements in processing capacity – in progress and arresting green leaf hawking.
Other towns near Ogembo Town
These are the closest towns with coordinates to this town.
- Kimilili Town in Kenya (0.7 miles / 1.1 km N)
- Tabaka Town in Kenya (4.9 miles / 7.9 km NW)
- Nyamache Town in Kenya (5.4 miles / 8.7 km SE)
- Nyamarambe Town in Kenya (6.9 miles / 11.2 km W)
- Rongo Town in Kenya (8.5 miles / 13.7 km W/NW)
- Kisii Town in Kenya (9.4 miles / 15.1 km N/NE)
- Suneka Town in Kenya (9.8 miles / 15.7 km N)
- Masimba Town in Kenya (15.3 miles / 24.6 km E/SE)
- Keroka Town in Kenya (15.9 miles / 25.6 km E)
- Oyugis Town in Kenya (20.7 miles / 33.3 km N)
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