The Government will increase land under rice in Mwea Irrigation Scheme by 10,000 acres as a strategy to boost rice production in the country, Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri said today. To achieve this, the Government will build dams and improve roads and other infrastructure in the area, he said.
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Kenya loses over Sh.10b to Illegal, Unreported & Unregulated (IUU) fishing activities in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial sea, CS Mwangi Kiunjuri said today. In a speech read on his behalf by Fisheries PS Prof. Micheni Ntiba, during a side event at the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference that ended in Nairobi today, […]
The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference that Kenya hosted in Nairobi from Monday ended today with the the world committing itself to fully exploit water resources to promote standards of living. The 3-day Conference was attended by a record 17,600 delegates from 170 countries who included 12 Heads of State, several Prime Ministers and 84 Ministers.The Conference […]
CS Mwangi Kiunjuri with the Egyptian Minister for Water Resources & Agriculture Mohamed Abdel Atty. The two held bilateral talks at the sidelines of the on-going SBE Conference in Nairobi yesterday. Their talks focused on cooperation between the two countries in areas of irrigation and water purification. Egypt promised Kenya a $5.5m for Water management […]
Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri with his Irish counterpart Pat Breen. The two held a bilateral meeting on the guidelines of the on-going Sustainable Blue Economy Conference at KICC. The two held a bilateral meeting in which Kenya & Ireland agreed to cooperate in fostering the fisheries sector. Mr. Breen said Ireland was ready to help […]
CS Mwangi Kiunjuri with his Irish counterpart Pat Breen (right) and Fisheries PS Prof. Ntiba during the Fisheries Side Event at the on going Sustainable Blue Economy Conference at KICC. The CS said the Government is committed to coordinating and facilitator optimum and sustainable management of Kenya’s 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) resources.
President Uhuru Kenyatta today officially opened the 3-day Sustainable Blue Economy Conference at KICC, Nairobi. He pledged Kenya’s commitment to ensure sustainable use of rivers, lakes and seas in order to fully tap the Blue Economy.
CS Mwangi Kiunjuri addressing NCPB Regional & Depot Managers at the Board HQs in Nairobi. He is with; from left: NCPB MD Albin Sang, SFRB Chair Noah Wekesa, Crops Director Johnson Irungu and the Minstry’s Head of State Corporations Unit Eliud Mathu. Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri assured Kenyans today that the Government will clean up […]
The CAS today was in Nyeri county to open the 2nd Africa Tea Science symposium exhibition. He was joined by the Governor Nyeri Mr. Kahiga. In his speech he said that the tea sub sector continues to grow at a rate of 5-7% yearly. In 2017 the sector earned a record kshs 129 billion from […]
. The PS, accompanied by Chief officer for Water, Trans Nzoia, the Dir for Land reclamation, ACC Kiminini, Head Teacher ACK St. Stephen Mitambo… commissioning of Mitambo borehole…that serves the school community with a population of 860 and 500 households…
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