A discussion between then-European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during the signing of the first national indicative programs under the 11th European Development Fund for the period 2014-2020. The EU has earmarked 435 million euros in development assistance for the African country. Photo by: European Union


The ninth-largest economy in Africa, Kenya’s gross domestic product has been growing steadily through the years. Even so, growth has not been inclusive, with the World Bank estimating poverty levels at 34 to 42 percent. Further, recurring droughts continue to threaten economic growth and food security in the East African country.

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