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Coffee in Kenya: Some challenges for decent work

  title={Coffee in Kenya: Some challenges for decent work},
  author={Leopold P. Mureithi},
Providing work for 19% in the agriculture and forestry sector and 4% for total employment in the country (2001- 2005), the coffee estate sub-sector in Kenya is a relevant economic activity also in terms of income, tax revenue and foreign exchange earnings. The working paper introduces the coffee sector role in agriculture, its production trends, and its supply value chain to better understand its conditions and impacts on all aspects in Kenya. Decent works issues in the sector are analyzed… 
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  • Rugema Egide
  • Business
    International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology
  • 2018
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Comparative Analysis of Phytoconstituents and Caffeine Levels Of Acacia Nilotica ( Subalata ) And Coffea Arabica Varieties
The indiscriminate use of whole plant or their parts to treat various diseases and to make coffee like concoction by local communities in Kenya could pose a serious threat to health. This is because
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The genome-wide distribution of microsatellites in the Coffea canephora genome was analyzed and significantly low pairwise genetic divergence was observed between cultivated and wild accessions in Kenya, suggesting a relatively narrow level of genetic basis among coffee germplasm in Kenya.


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