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Kenya

The new finance solutions building African farmers' and herders' resilience

8 Jan 2019, TRF

As unpredictable weather becomes the new normal, vulnerable farmers require access to financing to build resilience. In Kenya, new Sharia-compliant loans have allowed farmers to purchase and sell more animals than before, while risk-contingent credit spares farmers from making loan payments if there is no rainfall and harvest.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website: http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website: http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502


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