Kenya is the World’s 4th-Largest Flower Exporter and Makes Over $500m a Year

Thousands of industries outside of the African continent rely on natural resources from Africa. From cashew, cocoa, gold, diamonds to timber, almost all African countries depend on their exports as a number one source of revenue.

While some of the exported products might come as no surprise as they are only found in Africa, other products are interesting mainly because they are not originally of African origin and were probably introduced by Westerners who settled in various parts of the continent between the 1600s and 1800s. Number one on this list is flowers which are one of the major exports from Kenya.

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