Creating a viable business case for Croton production in Kenya for biofuels and related byproducts uri icon

abstract

  • Creating a viable business case for Croton production in Kenya for biofuels and related byproducts requires an in-depth analysis of its supply chain and specifically its impact on rural livelihoods. A preliminary survey was carried out of Croton collectors and agents along with some cursory financial analysis in 2015. Results from the survey suggested numerous gaps in understanding the impacts on rural livelihoods and determining specific business case options for Croton products and markets. Building up on the preliminary study, a baseline survey of 200 households in four counties was carried out to assess Croton production and its potential for impact on livelihoods in key areas where it is found

publication date

  • 2017