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Gura ProjectGovernor Mutahi Kahiga on 14th February visited the Gura Hydro Power Project in Othaya. The mega project that is worth 1.7 billion shillings is saving tea farmers 30-40 million shillings which is spent annually on power bills. The Gura Hydro Power Project generates 6 KW. Four Tea Factories; Gathuthi, Gitugi, Iriani and Chinga use 2 KW of the power generated and the remaining 4 KW are sold to Kenya Power Company. The Gura Project is propelled by KTDA. Governor Kahiga says his government is committed to protecting the environment and warned those cutting down trees illegally against the vice as it leads to environmental degradation such as the drying up of rivers. The Nyeri County Government in partnership with the relevant stakeholders, is committed to improving the welfare of farmers.

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Gender Data Counts

Published: August 21, 2019
The Council of Governors in partnership with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) and with support from UN Women on 6th August 2019 launched the Gender Data Sheets at the Intercontinental Hotel. Kenya is still facing challenges in...

End of the Road for Unscrupulous Traders as Potatoes Packaging Regulations take Effect

Published: August 13, 2019
It’s a new dawn for potato farmers in Nyandarua, and in other 14 potatoes growing counties, as the new packaging regulations took effect across the country.The Crops (Irish Potatoes) Regulations 2019, which were gazetted two months ago by the...

Fish Farming Subsidy Programme Launched in Kakamega

Published: August 13, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Irrigation, Fisheries and Cooperatives headed by deputy governor H.E. Prof. Philip Museve Kutima today launched Kakamega County Fish Farming subsidy programme to economically empower fish farmers and increase...

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