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Where Do Consumers in Nairobi Purchase their Food and Why Does this Matter? The Need for Investment to Improve Kenya's "Traditional" Food Marketing System

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  • Tschirley, David L.
  • Ayieko, Miltone W.
  • Mathenge, Mary K.
  • Weber, Michael T.

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This paper presents results of empirical research on these issues, and ask “How should Kenyan policy makers respond to these warnings?” First the paper describes how we studied these issues, then present the findings, and finally discuss the implications of these findings for policy and investment in Kenya.

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  • Tschirley, David L. & Ayieko, Miltone W. & Mathenge, Mary K. & Weber, Michael T., 2004. "Where Do Consumers in Nairobi Purchase their Food and Why Does this Matter? The Need for Investment to Improve Kenya's "Traditional" Food Marketing System," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 54643, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:midcpb:54643
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    1. Alejandro Guarín, 2013. "The Value of Domestic Supply Chains: Producers, Wholesalers, and Urban Consumers in Colombia," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 31(5), pages 511-530, September.
    2. Davis, Junior, 2006. "How can the poor benefit from the growing markets for high value agricultural products?," MPRA Paper 26048, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Tschirley, David L. & Ayieko, Miltone W. & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Goeb, Joey & Loescher, Wayne, 2010. "Modernizing Africa’s Fresh Produce Supply Chains without Rapid Supermarket Takeover: Towards a Definition of Research and Investment Priorities," Food Security International Development Working Papers 93030, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    4. Arda, Mehmet, 2006. "Food Retailing, Supermarkets and Food Security: Highlights from Latin America," WIDER Working Paper Series 107, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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