The Nairobi Pork Value Chain: Mapping and Assessment of Governance, Challenges, and Food Safety Issues.

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Publisher: Frontiers Research Foundation
Document Type: Article
Length: 410 words
Lexile Measure: 1680L

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Author(s): Maurice K. Murungi, Dishon M. Muloi, Patrick Muinde, Samuel Maina Githigia, James Akoko, Eric M. Fà¨vre, Jonathan Rushton, Pablo Alarcon

The Nairobi pork food system is a growing livestock sub-sector which serves as a source of food and livelihood to its inhabitants. The study aimed to map Nairobi's pork value chains, assess their governance, operational challenges and their impacts on food safety risks and management practices. Qualitative data were collected in seven focus group discussions and 10 key informants' interviews on animal movements and product flows, stakeholders' interactions, perceptions on system governance and challenges, and on their potential impact on food...

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A651391148