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Kenya Livestock Commercialization Project

The livestock sub-sector plays an important role in the Kenyan economy, helping to improve household food and nutrition security, increase incomes, create jobs, and contribute to sustainable livelihoods of many rural people living below the poverty line.

The Kenya Livestock Commercialization Project (KeLCoP) focuses on value chains that have the potential to provide productive employment and food security opportunities for women, youth, and marginalized people.

The KeLCoP’s aims to increase small-scale farmer incomes and improve opportunities for the rural poor to enable them to increase their output, access markets, and increase their resilience.

Status: Ongoing Country Kenya Approval Date18 September 2020Duration2020 – 2027SectorLivestock Total Project Cost US$ 93.5 million IFAD Financing US$ 54.75 million Co-financiers (International) Heifer International Kenya US$ 3.39 million Co-financiers (Domestic) Domestic Financing Institutions US$ 4.55 million National Government US$ 12.58 million National Government In-kind US$ 4.92 million Beneficiaries Cash US$ 2.59 million Beneficiaries In-kind US$ 9.26 million National Government Cash US$ 1.46 million Financing terms Blend Project ID 2000002339

Project Contact Mariatu Kamara

Livestock market in Wajir

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