Kenya: Food Losses Hit U.S.$662 Million Annually, FAO Report Says

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Kenya loses at least Sh72 billion in food waste and post-harvest losses at different stages of the value chain, a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) reveals.

The report shows that agriculture, which contributes 26 per cent of the country’s economy, brings in Sh2.48 trillion of the country’s Sh9.53 trillion annual gross domestic product.

This, however, is minus the costs of the waste and post-harvest losses…


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