Implementation of the Consolidated Agricultural Reform Legislation

 

PROJECT PROFILE

The project consists of the development of an Agricultural Reform bill and the enactment of Consolidated Agricultural Policy Reform.

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Status:
On Schedule/Ahead of Schedule
Implementing Ministry (MDAS):
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.
Location:
Country Wide
Sector:
Agriculture
MTP Target:
Agricultural Sector reforms enacted.
Annual Target:
Develop agriculture sector reform bill.
 

PROJECT PROGRESS

The Agriculture Sector Reform Bill has been drafted in line with the new Constitution. This will review  the Agricultural Act Cap 318. This has been done and three  bills signed into law;

? The Crop Development Bill 2012
? The Agriculture and Livestock Research Bill, 2012 .
? The Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Bill, 2012.

Kenya Agricultural Sector Development Strategy 2010-2020 launched and signed by 10 sector ministers. Kenya signed the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP).

 

OBJECTIVE

The Kenya Vision 2030 identifies ?Consolidated Agricultural Reform? as one of key flagship projects for the period 2008?2012.

This initiative seeks to review and harmonize the legal framework to rationalize contradictory development, regulatory, licensing, processing, and roles of agricultural parastatals.

BENEFITS

Updated Agricultural legislation and efficiency in agriculture.
 
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