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Leveraging on innovation and technology for inclusive growth in Kenya
June 11, 2020

In this blog, Hannington Odame refers to the outcomes from the panel on technology and innovation in agriculture at the Agricultural Industry Forum, 3-5 March 2020. He looks at the challenges linked to knowledge systems faced by smallholder farmers when adopting new agricultural technologies, and provides examples of best practices in Kenya, and from abroad,… Read more »

NEWS

New APRA research published on ‘inclusive innovation’ and urban agriculture
March 23, 2020

A new article incorporating APRA research has recently been published online on the ScienceDirect  website. The role of technology in inclusive innovation of urban agriculture attempts to address how technology can provide benefits for marginalised groups, such as women food entrepreneurs. Inclusive innovation describes the means by which new goods and services are developed for… Read more »

RESEARCH OBJECTIVES

For more detailed information about our research in Kenya, download our country brochure. APRA is working in Kenya to conduct quantitative and qualitative research to: 

  • Examine how investment corridors are reshaping agricultural commercialisation pathways and rural livelihoods, looking at what the impacts have been – and for whom;
  • Analyse the political economy of changing livestock marketing and trade in northern Kenya.

Contact Person: Hannington Odame | hsodame@gmail.com