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

  • Date Posted: February 22, 2011
  • Authors: Jennefer Sebstad, Don Snodgrass
  • Organizations/Projects: ACDI/VOCA
  • Document Types: Evidence or Research, Evaluation
  • Donor Type: U.S. Agency for International Development
As part of its strategy to increase rural incomes, USAID/Kenya has supported two projects to develop tree fruit value chains the 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.