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Kakuzi is the largest producer of Avocado in East Africa and exports approximately 45% of the total volume from Kenya. Kakuzi is also focussed on the development of Outgrower and Smallholder Avocado growers.

861 permanent staff with a peak of an additional 720 fixed term contract staff dependent on the seasonality of activities.

Accommodation and medical facilities are provided to all employees and four day care centres are run for employees’ young children across the farm.

The cattle herd comprises the indigenous Boran breed with 192 cows and 42 bulls registered Stud Boran cattle offering a wide range of Boran bloodlines.

Riparian reserves are well managed with invader plant species being removed and many areas being enhanced with indigenous trees species. To date 36 mammal and 198 birds’ species have been identified.

Village kitchen gardens are encouraged as a means of improving employee food security.