Activities will include; visual arts, performing arts, culinary arts and traditional African practices performed by the Luos. Sub County auditions to start from 4th – 25th May, 2023. To register at your nearest ward office or the Director Culture Office before April 28th, 2023. Grand festival to be held between 2nd and 3rd June, 2023.
By Lorraine Anyango. Numerous nutrition training solves only a growing share of about 20 percent of the challenges in nutrition. More training focusing on food and nutrition security challenges would help, and curriculums must be reviewed. There is a need to train nutritionists, with a multi-sectoral view to solve 80 percent of the nutrition challenges
Kisumu County has emerged as a leader for best practices in the implementation of Nutrition strategy. The County’s Executive Committee Member for Medical Services, Public Health and Sanitation, Dr Gregory Ganda and the County Nutrition Coordinator, Rael Mwando, this week presented the milestones made by the County on Nutrition, during the 4th National Nutrition Symposium
The Kisumu County Food Systems Strategy draft is on its final stages of completion in readiness for presentation to the cabinet for adoption. Following the Public participation held last week at the Tom Mboya labour college, the public aired their views, ideas and information that are currently being incorporated into the fair draft in a
Between the months of September and November last year, fish farmers in Kisumu County incurred massive loses after thousands of tones of fish died in cages in Lake Victoria.The fish farmers were in tears as they buried the dead tilapia fish in graves around the beaches. It was one of the devastating scenes ever witnessed
By: Nancy Juma Preparations are in top gear at the Dunga Hippo Point Public Beach as Kisumu gears for the much awaited Fish Fiesta Festival slatted for  Friday  7th April, through to Sunday 9th April, 2023. The signature event aims to promote and position Kisumu as a tourism, trade, and investments hub within the Western
By Emily Mikwa Day two of the PrAEctiCe partnership meeting in Kisumu was purely a facility visit to Vicinaqua project situated next to Nyalenda lagoons. The Vicinaqua project is one of the designated labs (lab one) in East Africa that will facilitate the PrAEctiCe project’s data validation. Vicinaqua is a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) that
By Emily mikwa A three -day public participation on the Kisumu County Food Systems Strategy commenced today at the Tom Mboya Labor College. The deliberations by the public on the draft that was developed through the support of FAO, Practical Action and Maseno University will go a long way in enriching the fair draft which
By: Emily Mikwa A consortium of 16 partners from Europe and East Africa are currently meeting to review the project’s progress at Acacia Premier Hotel in Kisumu. PrAEctiCe, an initiative funded by EU under horizon 2020, deals in adaptive integrated Aqua -Agriculture Research to tackle food and nutrition security in East Africa. East Africa, being
By Lorraine Anyango. A follow-up meeting by Kisumu County Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) embarked on increasing membership to the network. The SBN aims to engage and mobilize businesses at a global and national level to act and invest responsibly and innovate in responsible and sustainable action in emerging markets to improve the consumption