Entries by Charles Njehu

Irrigation Permanent Secretary Professor Fred Segor has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the aims and objectives of the Billion Dollar Business Alliance (BDBA).

Irrigation Permanent Secretary Professor Fred Segor has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the aims and objectives of the Billion Dollar Business Alliance (BDBA).The Kenyan Chapter of the BDBA was launched last year, two years after the Addis Declaration during a symposium on rainwater harvesting in July 2015. Kenya is considered a water scarce country with […]

CS hosts Fall Army worm Consultative meeting

Agriculture and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri hosted a one-day successful stakeholder consultative meeting at the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Headquarters in Nairobi on May 23, 2018 which brought together various experts and actors in the agricultural sector to discuss the destructive pest which has invaded more than half the 47 counties. […]

US to support Kenya in the fight against Fall Army worm, water projects

The US ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec on May 2, 2018, promised his country’s continued support to Kenya’s agricultural sector especially on national Food and Nutrition Security which forms the core component of Kenya’s Big 4 Development Agenda. The envoy said the US support to Kenya will focus rural-based agricultural activities which occupy most Kenyans […]

Underwater Water Management Amidst Climate Change Onslaught.

Irrigation PS, Professor Fred Segor delivering his keynote address at the African Professional’s Initiative in Water, Energy, Environment and Climate Change (APIWEC) regional conference held at Pwani University, Kilifi Campus on 25 th to 27 th April, 2018. This conference, organized by APIWEC in collaboration with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) brought together experts […]

Thwake Dam: Project Affected Persons to be paid within next five months

“189 Project affected persons will receive their compensation within the next five months”, PS, Irrigation Professor Fred Segor has confirmed.He was speaking after officially issuing the China Gezhouba Group of Companies project manager Chen Diannan with the ‘Access of Site’ certificate in accordance with the contract regulations at the Thwake Dam site in Katithi sub-location […]

Kenya hosts Conservation Agriculture Conference

Kenya successfully hosted the 2 nd Conservation Agriculture Conference in Nairobi on April 17-19, 2018. The Conference in which agriculture conservation experts made strong presentations was officially opened by Deputy President William Ruto who underscored the need for soil conservation in light of the devastating effects on soil caused by climate change. The Conference attracted […]