Kenya

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Kenya

As a marine and air transportation gateway to East Africa—a region with a population of roughly 140 million people—Kenya occupies a key geographical location, and at US $790 (2010), Kenya leads the regional economy with the highest per capita gross national income (GNI). The country faces problems such as an expansion in the poorest segment of the population due to urbanization, worsening unemployment particularly among the youth, and frequent natural disasters in a country where 80 percent of the land is arid or semi-arid. Although the country is more industrialized than in other East African countries, agriculture is still one of the main industries, with horticultural crops and tea as the main crops. Agriculture contributes to 20 percent of the GDP and accounts for half of the labor force in Kenya. JICA's support to Kenya is primarily focused on 1)Economic Infrastructure and Private Sector Development, 2)Agriculture, 3)Environment and Water, 4)Human Resource Development, and 5) Health.

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Office Information
JICA Kenya Office
Address
The Rahimtulla Tower, 10th & 11th, Upper Hill Road, Nairobi, Kenya
(P.O.Box 50572-00200, Nairobi, Kenya)
Tel. +254-20-2775000

What's New (JICA Kenya Office)

October 22, 2014 New Solid Waste Management System for Nairobi and JICA Kenya Hosts Regional Procurement and Disbursement Seminar
September 26, 2014 Newsletter and Topics & Events
September 10, 2014 JICA Signs Agreement with the PTA Bank and JICA's Community Health Strategy Project in Kenya Successfully Ends
August 29, 2014 Why universities should work with communities
August 22, 2014 Japanese Volunteers Meet Kenya's Deputy President

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