Kenya: Grain and Feed Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   KE2021-0007

MY 2021/22 corn and rice production remain flat at 4 million MT and 80,000 MT (for milled rice), respectively. Meanwhile, wheat production is estimated at 350,000 MT, a 16-percent increase due to favorable prices and good weather. Kenya is expected to remain a net importer for corn, wheat, and rice. MY 2021/22 rice consumption is forecast to improve by 8 percent to 700,000 MT as schools and the hospitality sector reopen. MY 2020/21 rice consumption is reduced 14 percent to 650,000 MT due to business closures in major cities related to COVID-19 lockdowns.

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