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
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
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
Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) through the project dubbed AgrInvest seeks to promote the African indigenous vegetables value chain in a bid to mobilize more investors and upscale the production. The African indigenous vegetables are key in this project due to their great impact on food and nutrition security which is part of the big
The PS for Water and Irrigation, Mr. Joseph Irungu (Center )accompanied by the CEC Agriculture Mr. Gilchrist Okuom ( second right ) and Senior representative of JICA – Kenya, Mr. Tomoyuki Yasuda ( Right )during an inspection mission on the ongoing Irrigation expansion works in Nyando. ( picture by Jacob Owiti) By Emily Mikwa Kisumu
County Directorate of Fisheries yesterday organized a meeting with the chairpersons of the Beach Management Units (BMUs) across the county to chart the partnership approach towards the sustainable use of the Lake Victoria for economic gain. The meeting held at the ABDP Conference Hall opposite Fisheries offices along pipeline road, brought on board key stakeholders
CEC member for Agriculture and livestock Gilchrist Okuom addressing Farmers baraza in South East Nyakach (Picture by Norbert Wekesa) By Harriet Chausiku The county departments of Agriculture and the Business cooperative held a stakeholders’ forum with farmers of South East Nyakach ward to deliberate on the formation of a dairy cooperative society in the area.