Agriculture CS optimistic on national government in tackling locust menace

Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has reaffirmed the national government’s commitment towards the locust eradication programme currently underway in large parts of the Coast and North Eastern region. He stated that the national government had already started a locust eradication initiative in Tana River, Lamu, Kilifi, Garissa and Mandera adding that […]

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Taskforce formed to fight locusts

A coordinated multi-agency taskforce comprising national and county government officials has been put in place to ensure food security within the coastal county is not affected by pests including locusts that have already been sighted in Lamu. Locust swarms have already been sighted by residents of Pandanguo, Mangai, Chalaluma, Maleli, Poromoko and Bargoni regions with […]

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National government to begin roll out of Mvuvi Card initiative to 5,000 fishermen

At least 5,000 Lamu based fishermen will be getting a Mvuvi card from next month in a move that will aid the national government improve security across its territorial waters. Starting December 2020 the fishermen will be able to gain access to the Mvuvi card through Huduma Centre based within Lamu Island. The Mvuvi Card […]

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