Could Oil Overtake Agriculture as East Africa's Economic Giant?
Finding oil reserves comes with tremendous opportunities, including energy independence, the promise of revenue for cash-strapped public budgets to benefit health, education, infrastructure and agriculture, an agricultural economist at the World Bank has said.
East Africa: Will Agriculture Play Second Fiddle to Oil Wealth?
East African, 1 August 2018
Holger A. Kray is the lead agricultural economist for Africa in the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice and head of the Africa Agricultural Policy Unit, which carries… Read more »
East African, 28 June 2018
Will Tanzanians, Kenyans and Ugandans realise their fantasies of oil and gas-fuelled prosperity? Read more »
East Africa: Milestone for Agriculture in East Africa
Citizen, 26 June 2017
Agriculture will now be placed as number one engine of economic growth in the East African Community (EAC) integration process. Read more »
East African, 11 June 2018
The recent commencement of Kenya's Early Oil Pilot Scheme confirms the country's quest to join petroleum producing and exporting nations. Read more »
New Times, 3 June 2018
An agricultural budget summit which brought together by farmers' representatives, civil societies and members of East African Legislative assembly (EALA) has urged regional… Read more »
Left: Farmers in a maize file. Right: Oil barrels