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Kenya Potato Sub-sector Transformation Initiative funded by AGRA

Area of coverage

  • Nyandarua
  • Nyeri
  • Meru
  • Narok
  • Elgeyo Marakwet
  • Bungoma
  • Nakuru


October 2017 to April 2019


  • Increased potato productivity for farmers
  • Strengthened and expanded potato output markets for farmers

Key activities

  • Conduct needs assessment to identify opportunities and bottlenecks.
  • Facilitate business development services (BDS) support and capacity building for potato value chain enterprises (seeds, inputs, buyers)
  • Create linkages to structured markets for farmers.
  • Develop and promote business cases for scaling e.g. cold storage facilities, contract farming
  • Create linkages between seed companies, buyers, input providers and other SMEs with financial providers.

Implementing partners

  • NPCK