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Agriculture

Gross commodity prices for farmers

Average gross commodity prices paid to farmers in Kenyan shillings per unit for agricultural commodities ranging from coffee and tea to maize, wheat, beef, pork, milk and more. A survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April 2018, it uses data from 2017. Available for download in PDF format.

Agriculture

Retail market prices for crops in 2016-17 in Kenyan study

Retail market prices for crops including maize, beans, finger millet, sorghum, potatoes, cabbage, tomatoes and bananas. A study by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April 2018, it uses data from 2017. Available for download in PDF format.

Agriculture

Prices recorded at weekly Mombasa tea auction

Tea prices recorded at the weekly Mombasa tea auction by Africa Tea Brokers Limited, a private company. The website explains the weekly auction schedule as well as history of prices and related information.

Agriculture

Monthly coffee sales from Nairobi Coffee Exchange

Monthly coffee sales as recorded at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange and published on its website. The data is organised by sale, grade and month.

Agriculture

Volume and price indices for fertilisers-to-feeds

Volume and price figures for fertilisers, fuel and power, manufactured feeds, seeds and other inputs. Published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April 2018, it uses data from 2017. Available for download in PDF format.

Agriculture

Wheat production and import to Kenya

Wheat production and imports to Kenya, in thousand-tonne units. A survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April 2018, it uses data from 2017. Available for download in PDF format.

Agriculture

Coffee production, area and yield

Coffee production, area under cultivation and average yield, in tonnes, hectares and kilograms per hectare. A study by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April 2018, it uses data from 2017. Available for download in PDF format.

Agriculture

Sugarcane production, area and yield

Sugarcane planted area, harvested area, production and average yield, in hectares, tonnes and tonnes per hectare. A study by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April 2018, it uses data from 2017. Available for download in PDF format.

Agriculture

Sugarcane production, area and yield in 2016-17 Kenyan study

Sugarcane planted area, harvested area, production and average yield, in hectares, tonnes and tonnes per hectare. A study published as a PDF by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in July 2017, it uses data from 2016.