FAO in Kenya

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14 March 2017
The first batch of 2 000 bags (70 kg bags of concentrate or range cubes) and 16 000 multinutrient blocks (2.5 kg) targeting 10 000 households to help maintain their breeding stock The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has flagged off distribution of livestock feed destined for...
07 March 2017
Thirty-five year old Yare Omar visited the Kurobaresa vaccination center with her family’s three hundred and fifty goats to have her animals vaccinated against Peste de Petits Ruminants (PPR) or sheep and goat plague, and Sheep and Goat Pox (S&GP). Kurobaresa, in Kenya’s Isiolo County is commonly known as the ‘’place...
23 February 2017
Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 (ASL2050) launched today in Addis Ababa, encouraging governments to think beyond livestock today, for the people of tomorrow. ASL2050 is a cross-sectoral initiative analysing the impact of a growing livestock sector on public health, the environment, and livelihoods. Government ministers and representatives from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia,...
23 February 2017
Availability of quality tree nurseries while contributing towards income generation explored Nakuru, February 23, 2017 – Trees are well known for their contribution towards enhancing environmental conservation but the job creation and income generating aspects of tree planting, particularly in urban areas, are often overlooked. Tree nursery operators continue to be...
13 February 2017
Within a period of six months, the number of people in need of relief assistance has doubled to 2.7 million in February 2017 following the short rains assessment in Kenya’s drylands. Kenya’s president has declared the drought a national disaster. The majority of the 2.7 million are the most vulnerable including...