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Gov. Ricketts Meets with Trade Delegation from Kenya

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Governor Ricketts with members of the trade delegation from Kenya, President of the GIAEDC Dave Taylor,

Nebraska Ag Director Steve Wellman, and Nebraska Economic Development Director Dave Rippe.


LINCOLN – On Tuesday, Governor Pete Ricketts met with members of a trade delegation from Kenya to discuss the potential for a mutually beneficial trade relationship between Kenya and Nebraska.  The delegation consisted of members of the Parliament of Kenya both from the National Assembly and Senate. 


The trade delegation from Kenya is being hosted in Nebraska by the Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation (GIAEDC).  The delegation is visiting the state to explore international trade opportunities, especially as they pertain to the importation and exportation of coffee through Grand Island’s distribution channels.