The staff of International Economics will participate in the first phase of the project, lead by the International Trade Centre (ITC), to enhance the export competitiveness of the avocado sector in Kenya and generate new export revenue. During this assignment, Paul Baker, International Economics’ Director, will revise and update the Commodity Business Plan (CBP) for avocado, including an action plan that will provide a new vision for the industry to take advantage of market opportunities and increase the export capacity of SMEs and farmer groups. The Action Plan will delineate specific tasks to be accomplished in terms of market entry, product quality management, distribution and promotion and define a feasible implementation timeframe.
Enhancing Export Competitiveness of the Avocado sector in Kenya
DECEMBER 2014 – JANUARY 2015