REPORT: SME Analysis in Arid Regions with Focus on the Pastoralist Sector

Ensuring Equitable Access and Exposure of the AgriFI Kenya Challenge Fund
September 2019

Though AgriFI intends to support SMEs in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya, few applications for the Challenge Fund have been received from these areas. This paper brings together existing literature with information from short field visits and interviews with key stakeholders to present an evidence-based analysis of why this might be the case.