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OUNTY GOVERNMENT EMBARKS ON YOUTH AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT FARMING PROGRAMS

@M6lys Written by  Tuesday, 08 March 2016 09:53 font size decrease font size increase font size

Mandera county government has embarked on a mission to empower the youth and women`s groups across the county. Speaking at an official opening ceremony of Gurdis women group greenhouse farm in Banisa sub-county, H.E Governor Ali Roba said he was impressed with the farm produce and the effort of the group members with the support of the county government. "My government will provide necessary support to Gurdis and many such groups across the county to help them create an income generating activities," he said. Accompanying the governor in the tour of the expansive sub-county, Agriculture CEC Mrs. Johora Abdi Mohamed added that the county government is providing logistic services, technical and extension officers to advise the farmers on the best input besides monitoring farming activities. The county ministry of agriculture aims to promote crop and vegetable farming among the farmers across the county.

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