Safety of Supply Chain of Kenya’s Cut Flower Industry. Case of Kongoni River Farm

Marta Nowakowska

Abstract


The article examines a logistics chain of Kenya cut flower industry with special emphasis on safety and security issues. The robust growth in this sector of Kenyan economy, important for the EU market, is endangered both because of security problems resulting from Kenya’s domestic political situation, imported terrorism from neighbouring Somalia, and underdevelopment of Kenyan transportation network. The author shows how Kenyan flower farmers try to overcome those obstacles. The research is based on field visit to Kongoni River Farm in central Kenya.

Keywords


Supply chain, Kenya, cut flower farms, security, safety, horticulture logistics

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