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The right to food is enshrined in the Kenyan Constitution which spells out the economic and social rights key among them being freedom from hunger by having adequate food of acceptable quality.

Despite this right being in the constitution, the country still has millions still suffering from hunger and poor quality food due to failed policy implementation.

In Kenya, the country has failed consistently on implementing the Maputo Protocol which calls for 10 per cent allocation of the national budget in agriculture development.

Jun 2020 Edition

African Heads of State and Government endorsed the “Maputo Declaration on Agriculture and Food Security in Africa” at the Second Ordinary Assembly of the African Union in July 2003 in Maputo. This declaration contained several important decisions regarding agriculture, but prominent among them was the “commitment to the allocation of at least 10 per cent of national budgetary resources to agriculture and rural development …