Counties in arid areas to benefit from donor fund

Eight counties in the arid and semi-arid areas will benefit from a joint donor kitty towards infrastructure and universal health services. Under the umbrella of the Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC), a consortium of UN agencies, the World Bank and the national government will support key infrastructure projects including road network, health, and energy. This […]

EU pledges 4 million euros for Isiolo drought project

The European Union (EU) has pledged four million euros to support Isiolo County’s drought mitigation efforts. The announcement was made by EU head of development cooperation Hubert Perr in Isiolo during a visit to Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC) member counties. SUPPORT Envoys and representatives from Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, UN, EU, and the […]

5th SFAL Meeting in Lamu

5th SFAL meeting on 19th and 20th of March 2018. The meeting was attended by seven out of eight CECs. Important deliberations were made including; sharing best practices and harmonizing priorities between the counties, local and international partners.

FCDC Sector Forum for Health launched

On 7 August 2018, FCDC in collaboration with Global Health Strategies (GHS) brought together leaders from the 10 FCDC member counties, representatives from the Ministry of Health, UN agencies and the private sector to discuss the state of health in the Frontier Counties and deliberate the merit of establishing a regional Sector Forum for Health. […]

FCDC Governors meet in West Pokot County

The North and North Eastern region of Kenya has for long been considered under-served and is performing below national average. The road networks are poor to non-existent; electricity access is at 7 percent; only 45 percent of households have access to safe water and only 26 percent have access to improved sanitation. To reverse the […]

SFAL’s learning tour to Tanzania

The members of the Sector Forum for Agriculture and Livestock (SFAL) organised a learning tour to Sokoine University of Agriculture and Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) in Morogoro, Tanzania between 14th and 19th January 2019. The objective of the tour was for the SFAL members to acquire knowledge on model farms management practices for successful implementation back at […]

SFAL holds its 9th meeting in Mandera

The County Executive Committee Members of Agriculture and Livestock departments in FCDC member counties constitute the Sector Forum for Agriculture and Livestock (SFAL). This group of Ministers under the coordination of a Coordinator, organise quarterly meetings to foster information sharing, learning and coordination of key activities in the FCDC region. The 9th meeting was hosted […]

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