Kenya scores 4.8/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for CAADP Process Completion.
of farmers having access to agriculture advisory services.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
increase of the size of irrigated areas, from its value of the year 2000.
of youth engaged in new job opportunities in agriculture value chains.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of the population is undernourished.
response to spending needs on resilience building initiatives, from the government budget.
of fertilizer consumption per hectare of arable land lower than the
recommended 50kg/ha.
response to spending needs on social protection for vulnerable social groups, from the government budget.
  • Kenya should increase funding to agriculture to meet the CAADP target of 10 percent, and ensure full allocation of all the budget lines on social protection.
  • The country should increase investments in resilience building to climate variability.
  • The country should strengthen systems for collection of data on Malabo indicators to fill data gaps, for example, data on women and youth in agriculture, post-harvest losses in agriculture and investment in sustainable land management.


Overall country score: 4.57

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process7.583.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process10.003.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance5.073.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support7.673.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture4.736.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture1.1610.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance8.303.33On Track
3Ending Hunger by 20253.43.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies5.435.53Not on Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity1.001.00On Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection8.8910.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition1.671.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20251.152.06Not on Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.583.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains2.001.00On Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains0.001.00Not on Track
4Women participation in Agri-business0.003.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities3.861On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions7.721.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability3.46Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks0.002.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building6.8010.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results9.254.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E10.001.00On Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability8.063.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.7010.00Not on Track