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INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND CURB CLIMATE CHANGE-ROTICH
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INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND CURB CLIMATE CHANGE-ROTICH

The County Government of Uasin Gishu has urged farmers to double their efforts to increase productivity and curb issues of climate change as addressed by the Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture Project. During the signing of the private extension service providers contract, Agriculture Chief Officer Julius Rotich urged farmers to work and deliver on time and any...

UASIN GISHU VACCINATES AGAINST FMD
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UASIN GISHU VACCINATES AGAINST FMD

The County Government of Uasin Gishu through Department Agriculture today led by veterinary Director Dr. Philip Biama continued with the vaccination against Foot and Mouth Disease(FDM) at Chepkatet Cattle dip in Kapseret Sub-County. This comes as the department prepares for the Eldoret ASK show slated for March, vaccinations are ongoing in Kesses, Ainabkoi and Turbo...

COUNTY GOVERMENT SUPPLIES ACARICIDE TO FARMERS
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COUNTY GOVERMENT SUPPLIES ACARICIDE TO FARMERS

The County Government of Uasin Gishu, on Friday supplied acaricide to Chobosta cattle dip, Kiplombe Ward which serves close to seventy cattle farmers ( over 200 heads of cattle). County Executive Member of Agriculture Samuel Yego who oversaw the exercise urged cattle farmers to exercise maintenance of the utility because it is critical in fighting...

MANDAGO PRESIDES OVER ISSUANCE OF SH58 MILLION FOR KENYA CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE PROGRAM
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MANDAGO PRESIDES OVER ISSUANCE OF SH58 MILLION FOR KENYA CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE PROGRAM

Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago EGH has asked farmers to embrace practices that will help in environmental conservation and also boost productivity and improve their livelihoods. Speaking at the County headquarters during the cheque presentation Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture, Mandago expressed the need for farmers to ensure at least 10% of their land is occupied...

KAKUZI ESTATES TO TRAIN UASIN GISHU AVOCADO FARMERS- DG CHEMNO
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KAKUZI ESTATES TO TRAIN UASIN GISHU AVOCADO FARMERS- DG CHEMNO

Kakuzi Estates Limited will partner with Uasin Gishu County Department of Agriculture in training avocado farmers, Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno said. He spoke on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy call and farm tour of Kakuzi’s 700-hectare cash crop estate most of which is used for avocado cultivation. We have seen how avocado farmers in...

THREE WEEK INTERNS INDUCTION EXERCISE ENDS
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THREE WEEK INTERNS INDUCTION EXERCISE ENDS

Induction exercise for the 2019/20 internship program ended on a high note on Wednesday afternoon with the last cohort exiting the stage ready to acquire requisite experience from the County Government of Uasin Gishu. Speaking during the official closing ceremony Devolution and Public Service Management CECM Mr.Barnabas Tarus thanked the interns for availing themselves for...

MANDAGO’S DAY-LONG PROJECTS INSPECTION EXERCISE
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MANDAGO’S DAY-LONG PROJECTS INSPECTION EXERCISE

Governor Jackson Mandago had a busy schedule Monday where he inspected ongoing projects in areas across Soy and Moiben Sub-Counties. As a county chief executive officer, Governor Mandago visited to check on the progress of county-funded projects in the two sub-counties. The Governor’s visits, mostly unannounced, to facilities are geared at tightening the nut on...

UASIN GISHU JOINS GLOBE IN MARKING WORLD FOOD DAY
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UASIN GISHU JOINS GLOBE IN MARKING WORLD FOOD DAY

Food security plays a critical role in the growth of Kenya’s economy besides creating a healthy society. Based on factors of production, Uasin Gishu County is working to assist in the country’s attainment of food security, more so meeting the nutritional aspect. This has been witnessed through how the County has prepared its farmers through...

Global appetite for avocado rises,Kenya takes continental pole position in production
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Global appetite for avocado rises,Kenya takes continental pole position in production

Kenya currently ranks among the world’s fastest-growing exporters of avocado even as producers rush to satisfy a growing insatiable craving in China and lately Europe. In the list of world’s fastest avocado exporters, Colombia is at the top followed at second place by Morroco. Kenya, the only country in East and Central Africa producing avocado,...

DAIRY SECTOR FACE GROWTH AS PARTNER (SDCP) EXITS
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DAIRY SECTOR FACE GROWTH AS PARTNER (SDCP) EXITS

The Smallholder Dairy Commercialization Program (SDCP) has played a great role in increasing the income of households in the rural areas across the County, majorly through dairy farming. Even when it exits, the IFAD-funded program has greatly empowered dairy farmers, this through capacity building, a move that has led to an improvement of production in...

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