Agribusiness Business Opportunities in Kenya
By ASV Client Relations
Key Agribusiness Developments
Kenya’s Agricultural productivity levels are considered to account for one of the highest – within the EAC (East African Community) region. In terms of exports, the sector accounts for 70% of output, therein. As per employment levels, the sector employs an estimated 85% of the rural workforce. Currently, the sector attracts approximately 20% of FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) within the region – a development that further enhances its commercial attractiveness. Viable Business Opportunities within this sector include the following.
- Commercial Irrigation.
- Grains milling and marketing (maize and wheat), sugar, dairy, fruits (mangoes, pineapples and oranges), poultry, pigs and oil crops (sunflower, sesame, canola and groundnuts).
- Construction materials.
- Agricultural machinery and equipment.
- Plastic and packaging industry.
- Leather industry.
- Pharmaceuticals and animal feed.
Expressions of interest should be addressed to:
Rolex O. Owino
Business Development Director
Tel.: +44 (0) 333 567 0779