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Occidental College

Publication Date

Spring 2011

Program Name

Kenya: Health and Community Development

Abstract

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.

Disciplines

Economics | Growth and Development | Inequality and Stratification | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration