Friday, February 23, 2018
Livestock traders with their animals at Kipkaren market after the quarantine was lifted

Ban on livestock movement lifted in Lugari

The veterinary department in Lugari Sub County has lifted a quarantine placed three months ago banning movement of livestock and their products within the...
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo and his Deputy Nicholas Atudonyang at the launch of the new Murkwijit market

Arms of government urged to work together and diligently execute tasks

West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has reiterated the need for the three arms of government to complement each other and work together to execute...
West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo during a vaccination exercise

West Pokot to improve livestock breeds through modern farming methods

West Pokot County government has embarked on improving livestock stock breeds from indigenous to exotic breeds and agribusiness through modern farming methods to increase...
Nandi Governor Stephen Sang. FILE PHOTO

Governors set their focus on improving coffee sector

Governors from coffee growing Counties have set their sights on improving the coffee production sector in the country. Addressing the press after a meeting between...

NEMA to close markets over use of plastic bags

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has threatened to close markets where traders are still using banned plastic bags. The authority has said they would involve...
West Pokot County government has launched a free livestock vaccination program

West Pokot County conducting free vaccination exercise for sheep and goats

West Pokot County has rolled out a free vaccination exercise for goats and sheep against Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR). The program which was...
Vihiga County Executive Member for Environment, Water and Natural Resources Inonda Mwanje

EU to fund water catchment programme in Vihiga County

Vihiga County will benefit from an environment and water catchment conservation programme funded by the European Union at a cost of Kshs 120 million. County...
The initial stages of the irrigation project in West Pokot have already been established

Kshs 10 million irrigation project launched in West Pokot

West Pokot County government in collaboration with mercy corps is setting up a KSH 10 million irrigation scheme at Takaywa village along the Pokot Turkana...
Kacheliba residents accused the County government of neglecting local farmers

Kacheliba residents condemn County government for neglecting local farm produce

Residents of Kacheliba area, North Pokot Sub County have protested the County government's decision to buy food from other regions and faulted the County...
Farmers in West Pokot and Trans Nzoia have urged the government to open NCPB buying centres

West Pokot and Trans Nzoia farmers call for opening of NCPB stores

Farmers in West Pokot and Trans Nzoia Counties have urged the government to open the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) to enable them...