The county government of Bungoma under the department of Agriculture is set to implement Green Employment in Agriculture program that will create employment opportunities through the county's Micro Enterprise Support program(MESPT)
The program is expected to run for a period of 5 years to explore the potential for export vegetables, Avocados, indigenous chicken and aquaculture for farmers across Bungoma county.
Speaking during the opening of the report analysis and validation workshop, at Siri Tamu Hotel in Kanduyi- Bungoma, the CECM for Agriculture, Hon. Mathews Makanda lauded the MESPT officials for the initiative, noting that his department is ready to support the implementation of the program.
Makanda also unveiled that his department intends to promote the uptake of green products and services that will contribute to a greener economy which will ensure a favourable regulatory environment.
Those who participated in the validation workshop at Siri Tamu include the CECM for Trade, Hon. Gregory Naulikha, Chief officer Agriculture, Mr Wasike, Directors from the Department of Agriculture, NARIGP and ASDSP coordinators, MESPT focal person Mrs. Jane Gitau, Stakeholders and other county officials from the department.
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