By: Emily Mikwa Two more schools, Rabuor Primary School in Nyando sub county and Usoma Primary School in Kisumu West sub county have joined the rest as champions in tree planting in schools under the Green Cities Initiative. This comes after tree planting demonstrations in Union Primary school and Tido Primary schools. The four schools
By Emily Mikwa Yesterday stakeholders drawn from the Ministry of Energy, County department of Energy, Gender and Practical Action, organized a sensitization workshop to the designated County Energy Planning committee members at the Imperial Hotel in Kisumu. The sensitization session focused on the Energy Act, 2019, the INEP framework draft Energy, INEP Regulations, 2020, the
By: Emily Mikwa Today, 26 members of the Green Network Community Based Organization (CBO) were trained on the importance of agroforestry in leveraging on sustainable food security and green lifestyles courtesy of County Government of Kisumu in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization. The Green Network CBO is a group from Kisumu West sub
By Matilda Atieno Kisumu has set up a solid green project on tree planting campaign as a climate action key on supporting climate sensitive county. The current climate crisis calls for efforts on two fronts including the county government’s support to the community and the community championing tree planting campaign that was launched during a
By: Mikwa Emily Day two of the trainings on Environmental protection and Conservation saw 51 members of the 4K Club at Tido Primary School in Kisumu East Sub county take an active role in learning and planting trees. The trainees were briefed about the Green Cities Initiative and also enlightened on the significance of trees
By; Emily Mikwa Today the County Department of Agriculture in Partnership the University of Nairobi and Mazingira Institute under the project AgriFoSe2030 organized a day’s workshop to give feedback and also get the views of the stakeholders dealing in Indigenous Vegetable value chain in a bid to focus on areas that deserve attention and try
By Emily mikwa The County Government of Kisumu in partnership with Food and Agriculture Organization are targeting to plant a total of 1,500 assorted tree seedlings under the green Cities Initiative to prioritize tree planting as a means of enhancing green lifestyles, reduction of greenhouse gases and promoting climate smart sustainable land use systems, water
By Matilda Atieno Kisumu county leading the way in solid waste management as an action Plan towards mitigation and adaptation of Climate Change. Supported by Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa CoM Africa under the Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plan (SEACAP) project, the solid waste initiative is designed to provide a waste collection
By Nancy Juma The County Government of Kisumu has launched a Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening and Early Intervention Project as well as a Comprehensive Care Center at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) to respond to the high burden of the condition in the region. The Center of Excellence launched today by
Pursuant to the provisions of the County Government Act. No 17 of 2012 and as captured under section 44 of the County Governments (Amendment) Act 2020, the County Secretary recruitment Selection Panel invited applications from suitably qualified Kenyans for the positions of County Secretary and Deputy County Secretary in the print media and on the
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