Being the largest economy in East Africa, Kenya still faces serious challenge in fight poverty. As the Sino-African relations are getting stronger in recent years, this continent has attracted more and more Chinese people and companies to invest in African countries with their fund, knowledge and skills to help Africa fight against poverty, to prosper and thrive…Full Article: Xinhua Oct 2016

Key Point

  • The Sino-Kenya Agriculture Technology Demonstration Garden at Nakuru’s Egerton University, Rift Valley Province, Kenya, is growing an experimental plot of stevia.

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  • China is the world’s largest stevia leaf producer. The country cultivates stevia in the provinces of Anhui, Shandong, Heilongjiang, and Gansu, while the majority of processing takes place in Shandong. Shandong-based stevia processors include Shandong Huaxian Stevia Company (founded 1985), Qufu Haigen Stevia Products (founded in 2006), and GLG Life Tech Corp (Canadian owned, founded in 2005).

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