Kenya

While Kenya is no stranger to political strides experienced across the region, the country has managed to avoid long periods of crisis – whether political, economic or social – and has been able to overcome its challenges in relatively short periods of time.

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Kenya’s farmers are currently facing two distinct crises: coronavirus and a locust invasion. However, the ongoing uptake of digital solutions is helping to strengthen resilience in the agriculture sector and ensure that fresh produce can still reach consumers.

While the Kenyan authorities have remained in a heightened state of vigilance against Covid-19 since the first local case was recorded on March 13, private sector manufacturers have been adjusting operations to ensure supplies of much-needed medical equipment are available.

Ongoing expansion in key sectors fuelled solid growth in Kenya in 2019, although rising debt continues to challenge economic performance.

In early November Kenya’s Parliament agreed to remove a cap on interest rates that had been in place since 2016.

Kenya is moving ahead with plans to improve its transport infrastructure network, with a number of key projects expected to boost connectivity and regional trade.

Kenya accounted for the bulk of private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) transactions by volume and value in East Africa in the last five years, and improvements to the business environment could see the country retain its lead going forward.

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