About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)

Kenya is the 7th most populous country in Africa. Kenya population has increased significantly in past years and it will be double in next 27 years, reaching 81 million in 2039.

second largest tea exporter and makes up 17% of global market share.

Fourth largest exporter of cut flowers and makes up 7% of global market share.

other export groups: coffee, spices, vegetables, fruit and nuts.

Why Kenya

About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)

Kenya is regional hub for finance and trade in east Africa. Kenyas main port, Mombasa, is the largest seaport in East Africa.

Agriculture

About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)
is key to Kenya economy, contributing 26% of GDP and another 27% of the GDP indirectly through other connected sectors.
About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)
accounts for 65% of the export earnings, and provides the livelihood of more than 80% of the Kenyan population.
About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)
employs more than 40% of the total population and more than 70% of the Kenyas rural population.
About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)
mainly rain-fed and entirely dependent on the rainfall in most of the country.
About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)
80% of the country is considered to be arid and semi arid, droughts and very frequent and they take away one every three seasonal crops.
About Africa, The Africa Food Show (AFS)
farming in Kenya is typically carried by small producers cultivating 2-3 ha using limited technology. these small farms account for 75% of total production.