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DIIVA - Kenya / Maize

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Kenya/Maize overview

28.9%
71.1%
31%
69%

1,884,370 hectares of Maize in Kenya (DIIVA estimate)

69% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 1,300,000 hectares / 71.1% improved varieties

Kenya/Maize releases

Total number of released varieties: 214

Kenya/Maize adoption

1,884,370 ha of Maize in Kenya (DIIVA estimate)
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Kenya/Maize researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education