Fish farmers from the four sub counties implementing Aquaculture Business Development Project, converged at the Kisumu Hotel to review the progress and the adjustments required to improve aquaculture in the region. The meeting brought on board aquaculture stakeholders across the divide to review the current situation and existing challenges, identify the gaps in the implementation
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.
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
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.
By Harriet Chausiku The county government of Kisumu in partnership with the Lake Region Economic Block (LREB) and other partners held a stakeholder’s meeting aiming towards cotton revival in the lake region at Kisumu hotel. Addressing the team present through zoom, Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o congratulated the team for taking a major step forward
A team of seven fishmongers from Jubilee fish market led by Mr. Joseph Owino together with Mr. Abisai from chicken basket, today received hand wash equipment and protective gears courtesy of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) working closely with the County Government to help prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus among food handlers. This
Community members of Nyakach planting kales on the micro garden The training session for the extension officers entered day two with a focus on the importance of urban agriculture. While there is steady rise in human population, more people continue to starve globally hence prompting the adoption of urban farming technologies as a measure to
CEC Memeber for Agriculture Mr. Gilchrist Ockuom Addressing extension officers of the during their training in Kakamega Thirty extension officers (TOTs) from departments of Agriculture,Health, Environment,Trade & Cooperative are undergoing a five day training on Urban Agriculture Technologies, crops & Livestock, Aquaculture technologies,Food waste management,Food quality & safety, Entrepreneurship & Business Development at the Golf