World Bank in collaboration with the Kenyan government has rolled out KSh 50 billion towards improving agricultural production in Counties.

The partnership seeks to implement five key World Bank priority projects; National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP), Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP), National Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (NAVCDP), Emergency Locust Response Program,Kenya (ELRP) and Food Systems Resilience Program, Kenya (FSRP).

In his keynote address, as the Chair, Council of Governors Agriculture, Livestock and Cooperatives Committee, during the Annual World Bank -County consultative meeting in Mombasa County, Governor Lusaka recognized the huge contribution by the World Bank in transformation of the Country’s agricultural sector.

The COG Agriculture Chair assured of the Council’s commitment to advance the value chain production in Counties, noting that they will safeguard all funded projects to enhance sustainability.

Lusaka urged the Counties leadership to shun divisive politics that will hamper the progress of funded projects.

The meeting was attended by County Executive Committee Members (CECMs) and Chief Officers (Agricultural and Finance ) among others.

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