Kenya Agriculture

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Kenya’s cut flower segment is growing steadily on the back of strong exports, with new market prospects opening further opportunities, though the sector must contend with challenges that make it especially vulnerable to adverse weather.

Increased investments in processing capacity and a push to diversify produce are boosting growth in Kenya’s agri-business industry.

Rising domestic demand for meat and dairy products is driving expansion in Kenya’s livestock industry, prompting the government to commission a new sector policy.


The land acquisition process in Kenya has been seen as an obstacle in the past, but is improving, following the April 2014 decision of the newly-established National Land Commission (NLC) to seek the Supreme Court’s opinion regarding its functions and responsibilities against those of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD...


While much of Kenyan agriculture is comprised of subsistence and small-scale farming of crops like maise and sorghum, cash crops have become the country’s greatest foreign exchange earner. The country’s largest earners – tea and horticulture – had been in decline due to falling commodities prices and delays in arranging new trade treaties, but...


Agriculture is Kenya’s largest economic sector, and held its position as a major growth driver in 2015, with ideal weather conditions improving food security and cash crop export earnings. Despite economic uncertainty, the sector has been one of the most resilient in Kenya, with ongoing efforts to improve irrigation and bolster foreign...

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