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2,500KES/Unit


Harvest Time: 6 months

Payback Rate 18% in 1 days

Available Units: 250

Funding Goal: 625,000 KES


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Short Description

Agribusiness in Kenya is gradually becoming an in thing today. Being that many people have studied agriculture and several research studies about farming are being done, the young people are being encouraged to venture into agriculture as a way of creating self-employment. Onion farming in Kenya is seeing an upward growth. However, there is still a huge room for improvement. A research conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization indicated that Kenya is still lagging behind in terms of producing the red onions as not all the onions sold in Kenya are produced by Kenyan farmers. According to a research conducted 50 percent of the red onions in Kenya being imported from Tanzania. If the country is relying on imports, it is a clear indication that the country is not in a place to feed its populations with onions. As such, a lot of efforts have to be geared towards ensuring that this gap is field. The best thing about Kenya with regards to the farming of onions is that it has the right climatic conditions for onion plant growth. What is mainly required is to encouraged people, especially the young generation to consider entering this sector. Consequently, the supply of onions in the country can increase.


Project Description

Agribusiness in Kenya is gradually becoming an in thing today. Being that many people have studied agriculture and several research studies about farming are being done, the young people are being encouraged to venture into agriculture as a way of creating self-employment. Onion farming in Kenya is seeing an upward growth. However, there is still a huge room for improvement. A research conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization indicated that Kenya is still lagging behind in terms of producing the red onions as not all the onions sold in Kenya are produced by Kenyan farmers. According to a research conducted 50 percent of the red onions in Kenya being imported from Tanzania. If the country is relying on imports, it is a clear indication that the country is not in a place to feed its populations with onions. As such, a lot of efforts have to be geared towards ensuring that this gap is field. The best thing about Kenya with regards to the farming of onions is that it has the right climatic conditions for onion plant growth. What is mainly required is to encouraged people, especially the young generation to consider entering this sector. Consequently, the supply of onions in the country can increase.


Project Requirements
  • water
  • fertilizer
  • Project Challenges
    • Drought
    • market
    • finance