Irrigation project to transform life for thousands at border village

Over  6,000 rural households in the Challa region at the Kenya-Tanzania border in Taveta are set to benefit from the Sh.67 million Lake Challa Integrated Irrigation Project implemented by the government to bolster food security and entice the youth in Taita-Taveta County to venture into agri-business. The  Principal Secretary (PS), State Department for Regional and […]

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National Irrigation Board injects Sh.95 million to start model farming in Kitui

The  National Irrigation Development Authority (NIDA) has commissioned two model farms in Mutha and Vote in Kitui  South to jump start farmer extension services to scale up food security. The  National Irrigation Board (NIB) injected Sh.95 million in the two projects under the Big Four Agenda to ensure that farmers in the area access modern […]

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Mitigate Nyatike Floods by Constructing Dams, Says Nyatike Residents

The  government will only control flooding in parts of Nyatike constituency, Migori County by constructing dams on Kuja and Migori rivers, according to the inhabitants of the region. The local people also want the state to lay proper dykes along the two rivers that spills their excess waters into their farms during heavy rains to […]

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Karai Water pan was incomplete, NIB

The  Construction works and repairs of the Karai water pan that burst its banks on Monday night will continue, National Irrigation Board (NIB) has assured. The  Chief  Engineer, Charles  Mwasia, while regretting the incident, noted that the works of the dam located in Ndaragua Constituency were at 90 percent completion and will continue once the […]

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