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About

Agricultural Industry Network

The Agricultural Industry Network (AIN) is an association that brings together Business Member Organizations (BMOs) that represents over 5 million farmers, actors and players in the agricultural sector countrywide.

Mr Edward Mudibo AIN Chairman

It was formed by Agricultural Sector Member Organizations primarily to promote public private dialogue and advocacy on sector policies and regulations affecting the agricultural business investment environment.

The Network represents key players along the entire agriculture value chain including producers, processors, traders, employees, co-operatives and consumers. AIN advocates for strong and effective public-private partnership

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We represent the Agricultural Sector BMOs along the entire value chain as a resourceful partner and in advocating for enabling business investment climate through Private-Public Policy dialogue and advocacy in Kenya and the region.

What Does AIN Do

AIN will share information,mobilise expertise and create capacity to:

  1. Identify opportunity to improve regulatons in the agricultural sector
  2. Support member efforts in advocacy by:
  • creating linkages to the Government of Kenya
  • improving access to media
  • creating alliances where possible, to support members’ positions.
We Continue To​
  • Good Partnerships

    Offer support to Business Member Organizations (BMOs) to initiate or engage in Private-Public dialogue and advocacy on policy and legislative issues affecting the agricultural sector in order to improve the agricultural investment climate. This is achieved through consultations, negotiations, newsletters and journals, and advocacy meetings, conferences, workshops, and seminars with members, policy makers and industry regulators

  • Good Partnerships

    Represent, consult or negotiate with BMOs to build mutual understanding and consensus position on cross-cutting policy, legislative, and regulatory issues that impact agricultural sector investment climate, productivity and growth

  • Good Partnerships

    Offer a collaboration platform for BMOs to exchange ideas, good practice and lessons learnt

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    Represent, negotiate and render advocacy dialogue and consultations on policy and legislative issues that impact the agricultural sector investment climate, productivity and growth

  • Good Partnerships

    Organize business promotion and networking opportunities for BMOs to establish and extend both local and foreign markets agri-business linkages, and expand their operational space

  • Good Partnerships

    Collaborate and enter into Memorandum of Understanding and partnerships with BMOs, private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations, National and County Governments

  • Good Partnerships

    Interpret and sensitize BMOs on regional and international treaties, obligations or commitments signed by government

  • Good Partnerships

    Organize or advocate for capacity building of BMOs to improve competitiveness in the local and external business arena

  • Good Partnerships

    Monitor local and external business environment to identify and support advocacy and capacity building priority areas to support business development

  • Good Partnerships

    Interpret regional and international treaties and sensitize BMOs on implications and obligations of national, regional and international treaties entered by government.

  • Good Partnerships

    Engage in the promotion of agribusiness, credit, trade and market opportunities for the benefit of the members

  • Good Partnerships

    Organize and advocate for capacity building of BMOs to improve competitiveness in the local and external business arena and improve their governance, financial base

  • Good Partnerships

    Monitor local and external business environment to support advocacy agenda and capacity building on priority areas to support business development

  • Good Partnerships

    Establish or create collaboration linkages between BMOs, agricultural sector companies, local and international colleges, universities, libraries and research institutions

  • Good Partnerships

    Conduct periodic consultations negotiations with policy makers for favourable investment environment for industry actors

  • Good Partnerships

    Conduct research on cross cutting issues affecting the agricultural sector to support advocacy agendas and business improvement

  • Good Partnerships

    Arrange and participate in meetings, workshops, trainings, seminars, conferences

  • Good Partnerships

    Promote and participate in execution of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in respect to infrastructure, agriculture, education, health and environmental protection.

Our Services

Policy Advocacy

Advocacy on legislative and policy issues affecting the agricultural sector.

Membership Services

Providing support to our members, through lobbing the government on respective sector matters .

Direct Technical Assistance

Assistance programs that are highly effective in helping smallholder farmers improve their agronomic skills, business and financial skills, and access to markets

Our Partner