By Lorraine Anyango The Kisumu Agri nutritional implementation strategy (CANIS) has been launched; the next step is turning the strategy into action. The launch was marked with a notable presence of stake holders across board led by the Kenya National Government, Kisumu County Government officers and partners in the food systems who sent congratulatory messages
By: Emily Mikwa The Kisumu County Food System Strategy has been launched and awaiting its implementation. The launch that took place at the Sarova Imperial Hotel in Kisumu also saw the first of its Kind; the County Agri- Nutrition Strategy 2023/27 launched. The two strategies: Kisumu County Food Systems Strategy and the County Agri- Nutrion
By Matilda Atieno Kisumu County experiences extreme climate events that are becoming more common and severe, causing climate vulnerability, bearing in mind its tropical climate, which ensures two rainy seasons a year, following an ideal condition for a healthy and prosperous agricultural sector. As climate change makes an impact across the county, residents have to
By: Emily Mikwa The livelihoods of the small holder farmers in Kisumu are steadily improving big time from the Kenya Climate Smart Agricultural Projects. This was noted during the two days field visit to the projects’ site by the Agricultural Committee Members of the County Assembly, led by the Chairperson Hon. Eunice Alando. The objective
Kisumu County commemorated the annual aquaculture day, an event celebrated yearly every 20th of May. The event is the brain child of the Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ABDP) launched on the 29th September,2020. This year’s theme is Promoting Sustainable Aquaculture for Blue Economy Growth. Therefore, sustainable management and development is crucial in preserving the resources
By Lorraine Anyango   Members of the Kisumu Multi-Sectoral Nutrition (MSN) coordinating platform met to review the quarter 111 nutrition scorecard and the financial tracking tool.      During the meeting, the team aligned its annual work plan 2023/24 with the nutrition priorities in chapter four of the CIDP-III. The annual work plan identifies gaps in
By Lorraine Anyango.  Kisumu County jointly with its partners is pleased to announce an International Conference on Sickle Cell (SCD) and Haemophilia Disease which will be convened in Kisumu from September 12th to 16th 2023. This scientific ICSC &H 2023 is being organized jointly with Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC), Kenya Society of Hematology and
By Lorraine Anyango The Kisumu County Agri-Nutrition Implementation Strategy (CANIS) 2023- 2027 has been finalized and is ready for launch. CANIS 2023-2027, emphasizes and focuses on increased productivity, irrigation, expansion as well as expanded markets.  The County Executive Member (CECM) Agriculture Fisheries, Livestock Development, and Irrigation, Mr Kenneth Onyango received a dummy for the document
By Matilda Atieno The County government in partnership with World bank has rolled out a week long Participatory Climate Risk Assessment (PCRA) process spearheaded by the County Technical Working Group (TWG) including state and non state actors. The process that is running concurrently across all the sub- counties aims at identifying locally-led climate interventions through
By Loraine Anyango A newly signed MOU between Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) and Clubfoot Care for Kenya (CCK) will enable Free treatment of Club foot within the region. The two parties agreed on the successful implementation, delivery, accessibility, and sustainability of quality clubfoot treatment services utilizing the Ponseti method. In the