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Feats ii research-kenya

  1. 1. By Gloria Otieno Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  2. 2. Presentation Outline Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  3. 3. Kenya Context Food Security Situation <ul><li>Poverty in Kenya currently stands 46% </li></ul><ul><li>Over 10 million Kenyans are facing food poverty – (cannot meet 50% of daily food requirements). </li></ul><ul><li>Currently 0ver 4.5 million Kenyans are in need of food aid partly due to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>drought especially in the ASALs and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>high food prices ( 100-130% above normal) especially in the urban areas. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>output of Maize fell from a surplus of 9million bags in 2006 to a deficit of 15 million bags on 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Deficit therefore requires imports from the region </li></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  4. 4. The Kenyan Context: Trade <ul><li>Kenya ascribes to two main Regional Trade Agreements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>COMESA – Customs Union ( 19 Countries in ESA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EAC – Customs Union – UG, TZ, Rwanda, Burundi </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exports to the Region consist of Consumer goods & Petroleum Products </li></ul><ul><li>Main trading partner is Uganda 15.6%, and Tanzania- 7.7% and Rwanda 3.3%). </li></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  5. 5. Kenyan Context contd’ <ul><li>Imports are mainly from Tanzania and Uganda and consist of Grains – maize, beans and finger millet, as well as fruits and vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Most trade is informal through porous borders and mainly carried out by small scale producers and traders in small but significant quantities. </li></ul><ul><li>Livelihoods in most rural areas therefore depend on agriculture, livestock production or small scale trade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impacts on incomes and food security. </li></ul></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  6. 6. Objectives and TORs Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  7. 7. Specific Objectives …1 <ul><ul><li>To collect information on and analyse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The recent trends in regional trade in agriculture in the EAC, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linkages btn, trade, food security and rural livelihoods in Kenya; </li></ul></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  8. 8. Specific Objectives..(2) <ul><ul><li>Determine the magnitude and composition of formal and informal Agricultural trade and implications on food security and rural livelihoods in Kenya </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications food prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications on volumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications on Rural Livelihoods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incomes, employment and poverty </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>categorization – pastoralists, farmers, urban poor and ASALs </li></ul></ul></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  9. 9. Specific Objectives..(3) <ul><ul><li>Examining policy implications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roles of different actors/stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National policies related to agriculture , trade and food security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of a framework to leverage regional trade in agriculture to improve food security and rural livelihoods in Kenya </li></ul></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  10. 10. Research Plan <ul><li>Phase I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desk review of existing literature, secondary data on trends on trade, food security and livelihoods in Kenya </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase II </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Determining Linkages between and Implications of Trade, food security and rural livelihoods in Kenya </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase III -Analysis of policy implications, roles of stakeholders and synergies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various Initiatives on food security/aid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various stakeholders, institutions and key players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Policy framework </li></ul></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  11. 11. Data Sources/Types..1 <ul><li>Secondary data from Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture International Statistical Sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Primary data collection Key informant survey- stakeholders, institutions, key government agencies </li></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
  12. 12. Expected Outputs <ul><li>Preliminary report based on phase I of the research (desk review) </li></ul><ul><li>Draft report based on Phase I and II after data collection and synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Final Report to be presented at a national consultation/stakeholder’s forum </li></ul><ul><li>Policy brief based on the research findings </li></ul>Tuesday, April 19, 2011
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