County Executive for Agriculture, Pastoral Economy and Fisheries Philip Ebei Aemun has this morning on behalf of the County Government received a motor-vehicle that has been donated by the GIZ organization.
Other assets donated were Laptops,office furniture and knowledge materials that included training manuals for bee-keeping and Fall army-worm as well as strategy for bee-keeping and honey value chain in Turkana.
The equipments were handed over after completion of a 4-year drought resilience project in Turkana which was aimed at improving framework conditions for enhanced drought resilience through policies domestication and capacity building.
In his remarks,CEC Aemun said that partnership the County Government and Development organizations was key towards attainment of the food security agenda that covers Crop production,Livestock production and Fisheries.
The partnership,he said, would help in pooling of resources and bridging technical capacity of livelihoods resilience programs in the County.
He acknowledged the support from GIZ and assured of Government commitment to partner in implementation of other projects with focus on completion of the Kakong flood-based farm in Turkana South Sub-County.
Others who spoke in the brief event held at Mifugo Complex included County Chief Officers Abdullahi Yussuf(Pastoral Economy and Fisheries) and Jacob Lolelea(Agriculture and Land Reclamation).
Also present were Agriculture Director Paul Lokone, Deputy Director for Administration Geoffrey Apedor and other staff drawn from the department of Pastoral Economy and Fisheries.