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AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
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  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
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  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
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  • Private Sector Development

Technical Assistance to the Standards and Market Access Programme (SMAP)

Country: Kenya

Sector(s): Agriculture and rural development

Date: 06/2014 - 06/2017

Client / Beneficiary: EDF

Financing Agency: EUD – NAO

Project Value: 1,793,660 €

Description of the project and Services provided:

The Standards and Market Access Programme (SMAP) aims to strengthen the legal framework and institutional infrastructure for testing and certification of plant and animal-based products


The overall objective of the programme is to enhance market access and competitiveness of Kenya’s animal and plant based products through geater adoption of relevant international standards and improved regulation and enforcement in Kenya.


1. To contribute to the domestication of international standards for animal and plant-based products;
2. To enhance the capacities of the key Kenyan institutions in the enforcement of standards for animal and plant- based products and in service delivery;
3. To broaden the demand for SPS testing and standardization of quality in animal and plant based products.

Services provided:
• Drafting of legislation
• Organisational development studies
• Training
• Application of procedures
• Legal approximation
• Quality control

Subsectors of activities:

  • Customs
  • Standards, Type Approval, Quality and Certification
  • Customs
  • SPS: Sanitary Phytosanitary Services/Sanitary Phitosanitary Standards/Phytosanitary & Phytopathology
  • Animal Health and Veterinary
  • Food safety