Country Programme Kenya 10668.0 (2009-2013)

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Operation Documents

This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 14 (see below).

Kenya has registered significant progress since launching the Economic Recovery Strategy (2003–2007) in 2003. Annual gross domestic product growth increased from 0.5 percent in 2002 to 6.1 percent in 2006. The net enrolment rate increased from 77 percent in 2002 to 87 percent in 2006, partly as a result of the introduction of free primary education in 2003. The implementation of multi-sectoral responses to HIV/AIDS has contributed to a decline in HIV adult prevalence from 6.7 percent in 2003 to 5.1 percent in 2006 (....).



Kenya is experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent years. Northern Kenya is particularly affected and the government has declared the drought in this region a national disaster. The poor March to May 2011 long rains, coming successively after the failed October to December 2010, have greatly undermined the food security situation in the country....