Isiolo Deputy Governor Abdi Issa together with Speaker Hussein Halakhe and County
Assembly committee on Agriculture today met the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project
(KCSAP) secretariat to deliberate on implementation of World Bank and National
Government funded projects in Isiolo County.
Mr Ladisy Komba Chengilla who led the secretariat and KCSAP project coordinators from
Isiolo, Marsabit and Laikipia sought to establish the extent of implementation of projects in
the three counties; in regard to resource allocation, challenges faced and implementing
institution’s readiness.
He said there is need to fast track the implementation process to enhance food security and
address adverse effects of Climate Change in the Arid and Semi- Arid counties.
Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries development CEC Mahamoud Abdulahi Haji who was
accompanied by CEC for Finance & Econ. Planning, ICT and Conflict Resolution Mwenda
Thiribi, Livestock and Agriculture Chief Officer (COs) Benjamin Lopetet and Salad Tutana
respectively disclosed that the county government intends to operationalize Isiolo abattoir
and is seeking investors to equip the facility to benefit pastoralists in the region.
The project entails value addition on livestock products, up-scaling climate change smart
Agriculture practices, strengthening climate-smart agriculture research and seed systems
among others.

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