Kisumu Marks World Water Day 2023

By. Collins Owuor Kisumu Deputy Governor Dr. Mathew Owili today led World Water Day celebrations in Kajulu to enhance awareness on water catchment protection. The county government he said was finalizing the gazettement of water catchment areas to protect them from encroachment and pollution. “As we celebrate this day we must collectively accelerate action to
By: Emily Mikwa Kisumu Journalists have been called upon to uphold integrity, accountability and professionalism to avert disinformation and   produce meaningful stories. In a breakfast meeting hosted by the Kenya Correspondence Association (KCA) held at the Pinecone Hotel this morning, Veteran Journalists comprising Oloo Janak, Araka Matara, Benard Kwalia, Joseph Ngome and Haroun Wandalo used
By Lorraine Anyango. Kisumu county now has evidence to advocate for increased resource allocation for nutrition interventions. This evidence proves that for every one shilling the county invests in nutrition, it will get six shillings in return. Kisumu is the first county in Kenya to have a nutrition investment case developed to inform decisions on
The County Government of Kisumu has started a series of climate change vulnerability assessments across the county as part of its mapping and adaptation Plan process. The process was launched earlier today by the CEC member for Water Environment Climate Change and Natural resources Ms Meryline Agwa at a ceremony that brought together representatives of
The Kisumu County Aquaculture Business Development Programme Coordination Unit organized a two-day multisectoral workshop as from 15th   to 16th March, 2023, to prepare the Annual Work Plan and Budget at the Golf Hotel, Kakamega. The aim of the workshop was to involve the County Programme Implementation team to: •          Prepare a Draft Annual Work plan

Kisumu’s ACSM Strategy.

Kisumu’s ACSM The goal to achieve a free malnutrition county by 2025 must be supported by well thought strategies. The Kenya Nutrition Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization (ACSM) Strategy 2016-2020 achieved some results, the current one, 2022- 2027, seeks to address gaps of the former. To get a grip on this goal, Kisumu County is


Lorraine Anyango.  Conversations on the strengthening of Referral facilities to function optimally took center stage during a visit by the Chief Innovation Officer from the US State Department / PEPFAR, Blended Financing, and Sustainable Investing, to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH). During the visit issues of availability of data explaining specific reasons
Five youth groups in agribusiness were today the beneficiaries of equipment worth 1.65Million Courtesy of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), through the support of Italian Government under the Innovative Food System project in Kisumu County. The Equipment comprising two tricycle Dayun and three Honda motorbikes were handed over to the following groups: Victoria aquaculture
By Lorraine Anyango Even though for a while, only the Kenya School of Agriculture (KSA) in Thika and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology have been among the few institutions of higher learning with an updated Nutrition sensitive curriculum, the narrative is slowly changing with Maseno University being next in line to align its
The Civil Society Organization, in collaboration with the United Nations Development and the County Government of Kisumu, held a two- day conference as from 27th to 28 February at the Acacia Hotel in Kisumu to address realities and contexts for women pursuing their land rights. The event was graced by a CEC member for the