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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 lEor 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.

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

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What's New

October 2, 2018 Volunteer Program
October 1, 2018 Publications
September 25, 2018 An ABE Initiative graduate appearing in NHK World Japanese International TV broadcasting!
September 11, 2018 [Scholarship Graduates] ABE Initiative (17): Dr. Mary KANYI (Medic without boundaries) - Knowledge is power. Dental care is a progressive welfare. (Government Official)
August 10, 2018 An ABE Initiative graduate contributed to the Standard, a Kenyan major newspaper!

News & Features

October 19, 2018 Goal of Doubling Rice Production in Sub-Saharan Africa in 10 Years to Be Met in 2018
August 17, 2018 JOCVs Create a Popular Cookbook Endorsed by the Government of Madagascar : Nutrition Action Partners expand their work to more and more countries
April 23, 2018 ABE Initiative Graduates Use Relationships in Japan to Grow Businesses in Their Home Countries
March 16, 2018 Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Kenya: Contributing to stabilization of the power supply and stimulation of economic activities through the rehabilitation of a geothermal power plant
March 1, 2018 JICA’s Ever-Expanding Support for Women’s Empowerment – Promoting Gender-Responsive Policing, Agriculture Empowerment and Financial Access

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