Kenya’s food prices are skyrocketing and the price of Kenya’s staple food, maize meal, is escalating fastest out of all food prices. The global market is experiencing rising food prices; but, Kenyans are paying dramatically more for their food compared to other global citizens. The Kenyan government can confront these rising prices by utilizing various policy change options. Unfortunately, the Kenyan government and Kenyan citizens must confront the causes to exorbitant maize meal prices to address the current food crisis in the country.
Economics | Growth and Development | Inequality and Stratification | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration
Eilers, Teresa, "Rising Food Prices in Kenya: How the Government and Its Citizens Are Coping, or Not" (2011). Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection. Paper 989.