Kenya

Kenya is located in East Africa, bordered by the Indian Ocean, with Somalia to its north and Tanzania to its south. The country’s total land area is 580,367 sq km. In comparison, it is slightly smaller than Madagascar and about twice the size of the state of Nevada in the U.S. Kenya’s climate varies from tropical along the coast to arid in the country’s interior. More...

Making Agro-Input ‘Smart Subsidy’ Programs More Effective in SSA

Agro-input subsidies are growing in popularity in SSA. Subsidies are intended to improve access to agro-inputs, raise farm incomes, improve household and national food security and increase private sector participation in agro-input markets. More...

Potatoes for Profit in Kenya

The first 2SCALE agribusiness clusters in East Africa were launched in December 2012. Farmers in Kenya’s Meru County, located in the foothills of Mount Kenya, are establishing three clusters to grow high-quality potatoes to sell to a Nairobi-based processor. More...