The cultivation of African Leafy Vegetables (ALVs) in Kisumu County is increasing by the day, giving rise to new investment opportunities in appropriate preservation techniques, seed banks, and laboratory analysis of the nutrient content of AIVs. Other investment opportunities include the installation of cold rooms, varied methods of cooking, training of Agri-Nutrition trainers and lead

Kisumu’s GESI Dissemination Meeting

By Matilda Atieno The Final Dissemination Meeting of the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion study (GESI) took place at the Vic hotel, organized by KEFEADO in partnership with USAID held a dissem ination meeting to share findings on gender and social inclusion analysis that sought to map the context against which different groups experience gender
BY: Emily Mikwa Residents of Kisumu County today joined the rest of the world in celebrating the world fisheries day at Kabong’o Farm in Awasi/ Onjiko Ward, Nyando Sub County. The event observed annually, every 21st November, highlighted the theme Investing in social protection to secure equitable blue transformation in the fisheries sector. The day
The county government of Kisumu has invested in promoting nutrition. It’s not only the government that is responsible for eradicating malnutrition, by contrast, but businesses also focused on nutrition initiatives serve an oligarchic interest.    To convincingly preach good nutrition, nutrition-focused businesses must be seen to be striving to eradicate malnutrition. This last week, the
By Mauline Anyango Okoth Kisumu County in collaboration with the Red committee celebrated the Kenya music and cultural festival on the 18th and 19th November this year at Mama Grace Onyango social centre. The festival themed “embrace cultural diversity and connections in the 21st century and beyond,” was officially opened by the county chief officer
By Matilda Atieno Kisumu county played host to a 2 days meeting for the First Ladies Lake Region Economic Block (LREB) forum under the auspice of H.E. Dorothy Nyong’o. The Forum brought together First Ladies from the LREB region to participate in the regional barriers to bridging the social – economic gaps around the concept
By Nancy Juma The long fight against the water hyacinth menace in Lake Victoria has received a boost following a donation of a Water Hyacinth Harvester by the Indian Government to Kisumu County. The machine, valued at Kshs. 40 million was presented to Kisumu Governor Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o by the Indian High Commissioner to
By Nancy Juma Kisumu Governor Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o has this afternoon addressed the Third Kisumu County Assembly for the first time since his re-election for second term. This being his first official address to the people’s respresentatives as required by law, the Governor took time to highlight key achievements under his first term as
By Matilda Atieno The county government in partnership with Physicians for Human Rights – Kenya (PHR-K) affirmed the commitment to end impunity for sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) by increasing survivors’ access to critical medical care. The UN Women paid a courtesy call to Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o on November 8, 2022.    The County