The Ministry of Agriculture, Pastoral Economy and Fisheries is mandated to improve livelihoods of the county residents through sustainable development and management. Pastoral Economy is unquestionably the largest livelihood provider is the vast rural areas of the county thus innovative extension services are frequently carried out. Mainly by the shores of Lake Turkana, fishing is an important income generator while agriculture, concentrated along River Turkwel and irrigation schemes, continues to play a significant part in getting the county food secure.
Minister of Agriculture,Pastoral Economy & Fisheries
Chief Officer-Fisheries,Livestock and Veterinary
Dr.Jacob Natade Lolelea
Chief Officer-Agriculture and Land Reclamation
To be a lead institution in Management and Development of Livestock and Fisheries resources for socio- economic development of Turkana county.
To improve livelihoods of the people through promotion of competitive, innovative and sustainable livestock and fisheries development and management.
- PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED
- Nakoret Sale Yard – Kerio Ward (Turkana Central)
- Kangatotha Animal Saleyard – Kangatotha Ward (Turkana Central)
- Lokichar Feed Store – Lokichar Ward (Turkana South)