By Matilda Atieno The Kisumu County Gender Sector Working Group (CGSWG), a collaboration with the County Department of Education and Gender sector and the State Department of Gender Affairs with support from partners, kicked off the sensitization and Mobilization forums for the sub-county committees at Victoria Comfort Hotel. The seven days forums sponsored by KMET
By: Matilda Atieno Kisumu County today hosted the commissioning and handing over of vehicles to facilitate the activities of the Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ADBP) in the NINE implementing counties. The event was officiated by the Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, Mr. Lawrence Omuhaka who on behalf of the CS.
State department of Fisheries Aquaculture and Blue EconomyFish farming among small holder farmers has received a major boost after the Chief Administration Secretary (CAS) from the State Department for Fisheries, (SDFA & BE), Mr. Lawrence Omuhaka today flagged off 9 vehicles that will be used to support the ABDP outreach activities and aquaculture extension services
By Matilda Atieno County health and gender officials held a multi-sectoral meeting with state officers from the Ministry of Interior, Education, the state office of gender and non-state actors to explore initiatives in handling early unintended pregnancies among teenagers and the youth across Kisumu. Teenage pregnancies remain a major public health problem with lasting repercussions
By Matilda Atieno The county government supported by Safe Water and Aids Project (SWAP) and the university of Illinois have successfully constructed a solar powered water project in South West Ward, Kisumu West Subcounty. The 2.5 million water project dubbed ‘Sola Maji’ is funded through Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to benefit a total of
Dairy production in Kisumu County has received a major boost following the distribution of 45 dairy cows to small holder farmers over the weekend. In this financial year, the Livestock directorate has spent Ksh 6.75M from the ward development allocation to purchase the dairy cows. The distribution of the cows depended on the allocation per
This afternoon the C.S for Sports Amb.Amina Mohamed accompanied by the Deputy Governor for Kisumu Dr. Mathew Owili led a host of officials on a tour of inspection of the ongoing construction of the Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium in Mamboleo, Kisumu. The stadium is one of three facilities commissioned for construction last October by H.E.
A delegation of the Programme Steering Committee (PSC) from the State Department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy (SDFA & BE) led by the Project Coordinator Mr. Sammy Macaria toured Kisumu yesterday to supervise the progress of the ADBP in the County. The Programme Steering Committee is the top organ for the ABDP project mandated
Kisumu County fish farmers are set to receive a major boost in fish production after the official launch of the Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ABDP) today at Apondo village in Ahero Ward. The ABDP is an eight year programme, to be implemented in 15 counties of which Kisumu is part, funded to a tune of