• Implementing Agency:

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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    Kenya National Window:

  • Priority Sectors:

    Horticultural products; mangoes, chillies, passion fruits, green beans and snow peas, nuts, herbs and spices: https://www.eacmarkup/products

  • Start date:
    February 2019
  • Duration:
    48 months
  • Budget:
    EUR 3.73 million
  • Expected results:
    • 1. Strengthened national Quality Infrastructures regulatory framework and capacities;
    • 2. Support sector smallholders, cooperatives and enterprises better integrate into export-oriented value chains.
  • Target groups/Direct beneficiaries:

    1. Government Coordinating Agency:

    • Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives

    2. Project Partners:

    • - Agriculture and Food Authority Kenya
    • - Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service
    • - Kenya Bureau of Standards
    • - Private Sector Associations - Fresh Producers
    • - Exporters of Kenya, Fresh Produce Consortium

    3. Other Stakeholders:

    • Agriculture Financing Initiative (Agri-fi)
    • International Trade Center
    • GIZ
    • County Governments (Busia, Siaya, Bungoma, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Taita Taveta,Kilifi, Makueni, Machakos, Kajiado, Meru)

    4. Final beneficiaries:

    • Farmers, exporters and processors in selected value chains
  • Achievements:

    The implementation is still at its inception phase.

    • Identified partners work with prioritised activities towards improvement of quality infrastructure for SPS compliance.
    • Commissioned value chain analysis in horticulture, herbs and spices and nut sector.
  • National Focal Point

    Mr Tobias Ogany
    State Department for Trade

  • UNIDO Contact:

    Ms Christine Misiko
    United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON), Kenya

For more information, please contact us at:

MARKUP Programme Coordination Unit c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
P.O. Box 13854
Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC)
Ngorongoro Wing, 6th Floor
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Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania

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