Livestock project team visits Samburu County

Samburu County – located in the north rift and covering approximately 21,000 Km2 – is the tenth county to join the FCDC regional economic bloc, having been admitted in September 2018 in Kapenguria, West Pokot County. In June 2019, the Livestock Sector Strengthening project team visited Samburu County, hosted by the County Agriculture Minister, Mr. Vincent Learaman. The […]

Major infrastructure project in finally kicks off

The Frontier Counties Development Council welcomed the signing of deal between the National Government and 4 of our member counties and Meru. This is after the World Bank advanced the government $ 10 million to prepare the engineering designs and bidding documents for the tarmacking of 365km Isiolo-Wajir-Mandera road. The five counties — Meru, Isiolo, […]

Peace and Cohesion Architecture in the FCDC Region Analysed

FCDC has initiated a review of the institutional, legal & policy framework for peacebuilding and conflict management in its member counties. This process involves statistical analysis of persistent conflicts, and emerging conflicts linked to devolution, large projects involving large scale land acquisitions, mineral prospecting among other factors. FCDC region is characterized by a myriad of […]

First Directors of Livestock & Veterinary Services Meeting, March 2020

The Livestock Sector Strengthening (LSS) Project aims to support the Frontier Counties to improve livestock production by creating a conducive environment for the delivery of livestock services. The project focuses on enhancing key factors such as animal health, fodder production, and development of aspects of markets. This is achieved by strengthening institutions that are involved […]

Desert Locusts Pose a Threat to Food Security

The FCDC member counties have expressed fears of new large invasion of desert locusts from the Horn of Africa – many times bigger than the January 2020 outbreak – and the hatching of second-generation eggs in the next 3 months. Nearly 1 million people have so far been affected by the devastating desert locusts, which […]

Raise a Glass of Camel Milk this World Milk Day 2020

Nairobi, June 1st, 2020. Demand for camel milk is growing but Covid-19 puts nutrition and livelihoods at risk.   The dairy sector meets with the Kenya government to push for curfew exceptions and more.    Frontier Counties Development Council and the Kenya Pastoralists Parliamentary Group (PPG) join the Global Coalition for Camel Milk and other players in celebrating […]

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