Kenya

Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Coastal
  • Country area: 580,367 km²
  • Pop:41,070,934
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim, Indigenous
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $29.564 billion (86)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.597 (110)
  • Main Languages: English, Swahili
  • Largest three cities: Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Type of government: Presidential republic / multi-party democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $4.479 billion (2009 est)
  • - tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products, fish, cement
  • Imports: $9.215 billion (2009 est) - machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga
  • Date of next election:N/A
  • HIV/AIDS prevelence: 6.3% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 85.10%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 2.1
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 98
  • Life expectancy: 59.48
  • Percentage below poverty line: 50% (2000 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Kenya. We are working with a number of case studies in Kenya. So far we have created preliminary profiles for African Homestay and Safaris, Cookswell Energy Saving Jikos, Ecofinder Kenya, Gamewatchers Safaris and Porini Camps, The Flip Flop Recycling Company and Toughstuff Solar

 

 

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