STEP TOWARD FOOD SECURITY IN KITUI COUNTY

 

The Kenyan Report Correspondent,

October 10th, 2017,

The Kenya Red Cross Society has partnered with the Kitui County Government to help 200,000 farmers benefit from 400 metric tonnes of green gram seeds. The Inua Mkulima project dubbed the #ndengurevolution is a move aimed at improving food security and livelihood in Kitui County.

The seeds are worth over Kshs.100 million and will be distributed across Kitui County at the village level. Kitui County Governor Hon. Charity Ngilu has stated that the county government and the Kenya Red Cross Society will source ready market for the farmers’ produce. 88.5 metric tonnes out of the 400 of the seeds were flagged off during the project’s launch in Kitui South.

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