Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief: Kenya, February 2010


Key Messages

Cereal prices are still above average levels and hence deteriorating food access for low-income households.

The country suffers from internal tribal conflicts and natural hazards such as drought and floods.

There is consensus among agencies that the country is facing a serious problem of food insecurity with 3.8 million people in need of food assistance.

The government is implementing trade policy and consumer oriented measures to support people during the hunger season.