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Impacts of the KBDS and KHDP Projects in the Tree Fruit Value Chain in Kenya

Organization(s): 
ACDI/VOCA
Author(s): 
Jennefer Sebstad
Don Snodgrass
Institutional Sponsor: 
United States Agency for International Development
Publication date: 
Monday, September 1, 2008
As part of its strategy to increase rural incomes, USAID/Kenya has supported two projects to develop tree fruit value chainsthe Kenya Business Development Services (KBDS) project implemented by the Emerging Markets Group and the Kenya Horticulture Development Project (KHDP) implemented by Fintrac. This report presents the findings from a study of the impacts of these projects on smallholder farmers who grow avocados and passion fruit in Central and Rift Valley provinces in Kenya.