Factsheet for Kenya: The role of exports in manufacturing pollution

This factsheet represents a summary of a lifecycle analysis of selected Kenyan manufacturing exports. It reveals various effects on environmental and human health and shows the importance of the “Food & Beverages” sector, especially when considering the cradle-to-gate system boundary. In terms of products, processes, and company sizes, the “Food & Beverages” sector is very diverse. In general, however, it has the most relevant environmental impacts on energy use, water consumption, solid waste, and wastewater generation.

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Date

Nov 2021

Author

UNCTAD

Type

Factsheet, Report, Research Outputs

Countries

Themes

Environmental Impact of Exports, Manufacturing Pollution

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