‘Kazi mtaani’ beneficiaries urged to use funds wisely

Beneficiaries of the National Hygiene Programme “Kazi Mtaani” have been urged to spend money earned from the programme wisely for the benefit of their families and communities at large. The  Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy Principal Secretary (PS), Prof. Micheni Ntiba  said ‘Kazi Mtaani’ is part of a stimulus programme to save the economy from […]

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Fish production and consumption promoted in Tharaka Nithi

The  National Government has called on the Tharaka Nithi County government to embrace the establishment of a research institute in the county to promote fish production and consumption in the region. The  Principal Secretary (PS) for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy, Prof. Micheni Ntiba said the establishment of a Kenya Marine and Research Institute in […]

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Kenyan Fish is safe, government assures

The  government  has assured citizens that the fish in the country is safe. This comes in the wake of media reports alluding that the fish at Lake Victoria is not fit for human consumption and  was toxic. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, they have been conducting quarterly sampling of water, […]

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Land fish at gazetted landing sites only, PS directs

All  fish caught in Kenyan territorial waters must be landed in gazetted landing sites, the Fisheries Principal Secretary (PS), Micheni Ntiba  has directed. Prof. Ntiba at the same time, directed all Beach Management Units (BMUs) to keep manifests of all fishers venturing into the deep sea for accountability purposes. He  said it  was illegal for […]

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Six counties merge to enhance commercial sustainability of fisheries

The  Aquaculture Business Development Programme (ABDP) and the Counties of Meru, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Kakamega, Homabay and Migori have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand the aquaculture sector. The  ABDP is targeting counties with high concentrations of aquaculture activity, high production, existing sectoral infrastructure (processing, marketing and research), adequate water resources and marketing potential. […]

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