Approved By: Jason Townsend
FAS/ Nairobi forecasts a stagnation in Kenya’s coffee production in marketing year (MY) 2020/2021, due to weather patterns that have curtailed flowering in the key coffee growing regions. The government of Kenya (GOK) has, with the support of its development partners, initiated new programs to revamp the sector. Increasing yields, modernization of processing plants, and streamlining of governance in marketing cooperatives, remain crucial to the recovery of Kenya’s once key export commodity sector. Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is expected to disrupt both local consumption, and exports.
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