Inaugural Kenya National Conservation Agriculture Conference
Created: 11 May 2016
The first National Conservation Agriculture Conference kicked off on 10th May 2016 at Safari Park Hotel. The two day conference whose theme is 'Kuimarisha Kilimo Hifadhi, 'Boresha Kilimo, Boresha Mapato, Boresha Maisha' is supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries,
European Union and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The Vice Chairman of the Council and Governor of Kwale County H.E Salim Mvurya represented the Council of Governors. Other Governors present were; H.E Joshua Irungu (Laikipia County). H.E John Mruttu (Taita Taveta County) and H.E Hussein Dado (Tana River County). The guest speaker during the official opening ceremony was Dr. Andrew K. Tuimur, Principal Secretary, State Department of Livestock. The Council of Governors emphasized their support towards Conservation Agriculture initiatives which includes; mobilization of farmer organizations, incentives to cooperatives and support to capacity building.