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News and Events

COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND UNICEF TO STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Lodwar, 23rd February 2021 (Governor’s Press Service)— Governor Josphat Nanok and the UNICEF Representative to Kenya Mamiza Zaman have agreed on the need to strengthen partnership to ensure sustainability of programmes implemented in Turkana. In a meeting at the County HQ, the two agreed that collaboration in education, water, health and sanitation had borne tangible

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Trade and Industry

GUM ARABIC QUALITY ASSURANCE PROJECT LAUNCHED

A new nature-based project to improve the quality and quantity of the gum arabic, locally known as “ng’iminae”, harvesting and collecting in Turkana was launched yesterday. The project aims at enhancing livelihoods by creating a value chain that brings together stakeholders. Speaking at the project launch workshop at Kefri Hall in Lodwar, Pauline Ngoli Pusiye

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Community

GOVERNMENT TO SOURCE PARTNERS SUPPORT ON CLEARENCE OF PROSOPIS

The County Government will engage different development partners to seek support to tame increased farm invasion by Prosopis juliflora which has frustrated Government’s efforts to spur food production ,County Executive for Agriculture Philip Ebei Aemun has said. He said that similar partnership with World Food Programme has paid off in several irrigation schemes in Loima

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Culture, Sports and Leisure

COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND NMK SIGN MOU TO PRESERVE TURKANA’S CULTURAL HERITAGE

Turkana County Government, through the Culture Directorate, and National Museums of Kenya (NMK) have signed an MoU which the County Secretary Peter Eripete says will assist the county in capacity building on mapping and developing heritage sites across the county. “The mapping will be significant in assisting the county on planning and identifying the priority

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