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Kenyan President Kenyatta headlines national conference at ILRI Nairobi on innovations in Kenya’s agricultural sector

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Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses the 400 guests at the national conference of the Feed the Future Accelerated Value Chain Development program at ILRI on 27 Apr 2018. US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec and ILRI Director General Jimmy Smith look on (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu).

Speaking at the plenary opening of a two-day Feed the Future Kenya Accelerated Value Chain Development (AVCD) National Conference, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and held at the Nairobi headquarters of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) 26–27 April 2018, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta reiterated his  vision that Kenya eradicate poverty and hunger in his country by 2022.

That no Kenyan goes hungry is a main focus of my administration in this, my second term.
—Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

The session was notable also for the official launch by US Ambassador to…

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