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Within five years, put a million acres of land under modern irrigation

  • When made: 2013

  • Where made: Party manifesto


Kenya currently has 470,000 acres under irrigation, according to January 2018 data from the National Irrigation Board.

This means that some 530,000 more acres would need to be irrigated in 2018 in order to reach the 1 million-acre target. -Africa Check, May 2018