Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Development

The agriculture and livestock sub-sector plays an important role in the county’s development agenda contributing approximately 60 per cent to the economy and employing 70 per cent of the rural population. The county government is aware that to reduce poverty and uplift the standards of living of the people, there is need to invest substantively…

Segel Airstrip re-location, Marsabit

Following the request by the  county government of Marsabit in a letter referenced MCG/TRA/1(67) dated 4th February 2016 made to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) for the De-Gazettement of Segel Airstrip in respect of an export abattoir and quarantine construction in Segel, a team of ten people have toured Marsabit for a site visit…

Veterinary laboratory equipment donated

The Ksh. 3.8 Million worth veterinary laboratory equipment procured by the states department-Ministry of Agriculture,Livestock and Fisheries through Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme project has been handed over to the County government of Marsabit. According to the National Director of Veterinary Services Dr. Kisia Juma who on Thursday presented vet equipments to the Marsabit…

Sudden deaths of Camels

Following the sudden deaths of camels in parts of North-Horr and Moyale sub counties, Veterinary Diagnostic Support Team from the National Directorate of Veterinary Services in the State Department have arrived in the Marsabit county to conduct rapid emergency intervention. The Chief Officer for Livestock, Dr. Halkano Arero, said the county government had already dispatched…

Vet officers respond to reported acute livestock death

Veterinary officer, Jane Khoboso  taking blood sample of sick camels forat Bubisa (Dhekhukhu) Following the report of acute death of camels around Bubisa and mass death of goats at Burgabo of Turbi division, Marsabit County, the Marsabit County department of veterinary services has swiftly dispatched a team of veterinary officers and lab technologist’s to ascertain/address…

A farmer Attributes his Bumper Harvest to County Government of Marsabit

Picture: Abdikadir Sheikh Adan (a farmer) could not hold his smile and happiness as he sits in his maize silo when visited by a group of local journalists and staff from department of Agriculture at his farm in Sagante-Jaldesa ward, Marsabit County   Following the inception of the county government, Abdikadir Sheikh Adan who is…

Marsabit County Peace Tournament Summary Report

The Marsabit County Peace Tournament that took place over the weekends at Marsabit Stadium has successfully ended with Laisamis emerging the overall winner. This peace tournament is one among the many avenues the County Government of Marsabit is employing to promote peaceful co-existence among the diverse ethnic communities of Marsabit County. The tournament brought together…