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Kenya

BLOG

Reflections on the winners and losers in livestock commercialisation in northern Kenya
October 12, 2020

In this blog, researcher, pastoral development and dryland management specialist Guyo Roba reflects upon and summarises his recent working paper on how livestock commercialisation has impacted different actors and different wealth groups in Isiolo and Marsabit counties. He then provides recommendations for the government and donor agencies how to improve the livelihoods of pastoralists and… 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