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Oxfam believes that companies, with the right policies and practices, can be part of sustainable and inclusive development. However, they can also get it badly wrong and can inflict substantial damage on the environment and on the rights of workers, farmers, and communities. Oxfam has developed tools, including the Poverty Footprint methodology, to assist companies in better understanding their impacts. This report looks at the influence of UK retailers and consumers on the produce export sector in Kenya. It is the result of a joint undertaking between Oxfam and International Procurement and Logistics Ltd., the biggest importer of fresh produce into the UK. Download an accompanying case study:
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  EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND POVERTY REDUCTION: 17BOUQUETS AND BEANS FROM KENYA   Oxfam and International Procurement & Logistics Ltd EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND POVERTY REDUCTION Bouquets and beans from Kenya  2 EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND POVERTY REDUCTION: BOUQUETS AND BEANS FROM KENYA Acknowledgements Resource Use and Capacity Building Consultants (RUCBIC) – Kenya John Njoka, Dr. Jane Kabugi, Kamau Mbugua, Josphine N. Macharia, Leah Wambui Wanja, Githome W. Waweru Accenture Development Partnerships Louise James, Anastasia Thatcher, Julia Shen, David Hayman, Margaret Lee, Neil McGregor Oxfam Gerry Boyle, Harmonie Limb, Mary Arnesen, Erinch Sahan, Rachel Wilshaw, Sloane Hamilton, Brice Meier, Tamsyn Wedlake-James, Kellie Friese, Jo Zaremba, Fatuma Abdirashid, Misheck Laibuta, Philippa Crosland-Taylor, Nigel Tricks, Kyle Cahill, Kristi Kienholz, Chris Jochnick, Oxfam International Poverty Footprint Governance Committee. International Procurement & Logistics Ltd. (IPL) Katie Knaggs, Adriaan Sieberhagen, Hamid El Maloui, Jim Jefcoate, Stephen Grey Independent advisory panel Andy Clarke, IPLBill Vorley, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)Candida Barbato, Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI)Chris McCann, ASDADavid Bright, OxfamHella Alikuru, International Union of Food and Agricultural Workers (IUF), Southern AfricaJodie Thorpe, OxfamJoyce Gema, React Africa, KenyaMaggie Opondo, University of Nairobi, KenyaMorag Webb, Europe-Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Liaison Committee (COLEACP)Richard MacGonigal, AccentureStephanie Barrientos, Capturing the Gains, University of Manchester Independent reviewer Jo Swinnen Support writer Catherine Wheatley Author/Editor Rachel Wilshaw, with contributions from Erinch Sahan, Gerry Boyle, Katie Knaggs and Neil McGregor  EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND POVERTY REDUCTION: 3BOUQUETS AND BEANS FROM KENYA Exploring the Links Between International Business and Poverty Reduction Bouquets and beans from Kenya A study based on Oxfam’s Poverty Footprint methodology Editor: Rachel Wilshaw, with contributions from Erinch Sahan, Gerry Boyle, Katie Knaggs and Neil McGregorMay 2013 www.oxfam.orgwww.ip-limited.com  4 EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND POVERTY REDUCTION: BOUQUETS AND BEANS FROM KENYA Contents Acknowledgements 2Abbreviations 5Forewords 6Executive summary 91. Introduction 302. Context of the study 353. Methodology and governance of the study 524. The Macro-economy 585. Policies and institutions 616. The value chain: livelihoods 677. The value chain: diversity and gender equality 848. The value chain: security and stability 909. The value chain: empowerment 9510. The value chain: health and well-being 10111. Local environmental practices 10512. Conclusions 110Appendix A: Calculating the minimum living wage 114Appendix B: Oxfam Poverty Footprint methodology 115Appendix C: Contextual detail 115Notes 118
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