The Agriculture Investment Case
Agriculture in Kenya is not usually thought of as an investment but as an occupation of the rural folk mostly the old. Many youths from rural and urban backgrounds shun this way of life and opt to flock the city to look for white collar jobs which are not there. Furthermore, our universities and places of higher education do not promote agriculture, instead they prepare students to be job seeker and not job creators.
Agriculture today has a compelling investment case…
Fast Growing Population
The Kenyan population is growing very fast – 1 million people per year and growing by almost 3%. Arable land is decreasing due to climate change and conversion into real estate. Demand for food is growing exponentially while supply is diminishing. A basic economic principle here; when demand goes high and supply low, the price will be high.
For instance coffee prices…
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