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What are conditions that favour horticultural farming in Kenya?

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Conditions that favour horticultural farming in Kenya include?

  • The hot and wet climate favours the growth of tropical crops while the cool and wet climate conditions in the highlands suit temperate crops like pears
  • The fertile volcanic soils favour a variety of crops
  • Availability of market both locally and internationally
  • Investment by large companies such as del monte
  • Technical and financial assistance by the Germany Agricultural team who carry out research and train farmers.
  • Establishment of horticultural cooperative union and Horticultural development authority to help farmers export their products
  • Improvement of road network to enhance accessibility to local and overseas markets.

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