Financing Agricultural Value Chains in Africa: Focus on Dairy and Mangos in Kenya

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This study is part of a series of four country case studies on agricultural value chain finance in Africa aiming to examine access to finance for agriculture, with a view to identifying strategies and tactics which will improve that access for commercially-oriented agriculture. These recommendations will be used to inform policy development by government and development agencies, both at country level but also for the continent overall.

This study reviews the agricultural finance environment in Kenya, with particular reference to the dairy and mangos value chains. Accompanying the value-chain analysis is a review of both the agricultural and financial sectors in Kenya, with a performance dashboard for each.

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Document Type Case Study
Author Mike Coates, Richard Kitchen, Geoffrey Kebbell, Catherine Vignon, Claude Guillemain and Robin Hofmeister
Year of Publication 2011
Publisher GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Gesellschaft (GIZ) GmbH
Number of Pages 70 pp.
Region / Country Global, Africa, Eastern and Central Africa / Kenya
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Agricultural Value Chain Finance, Agricultural Value Chains
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