Welcome to Trans-Nzoia County

Our Mission is to facilitate transformative development, service delivery and good governance for sustainable socio-economic development and Our Vision is to be an outstanding agro-industrialized County with high quality of life for residents.

Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperative Development

DELIVERING THE PROMISE

Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperative Development

This department supports the county’s agricultural sector, a vital source of income and food security. They provide extension services to farmers, promoting sustainable agricultural practices and increasing productivity. Developing irrigation systems ensures efficient water management for agriculture. Supporting livestock farmers and promoting animal health are critical aspects. They also manage fisheries, ensuring sustainable fishing practices and the preservation of aquatic resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting agricultural production.
  • Promoting livestock rearing, managing fisheries, and developing irrigation systems.

Key functions:

  • Providing extension services to farmers.
  • Promoting sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Developing irrigation infrastructure and managing water resources for agriculture.
  • Supporting livestock farmers and promoting animal health.
  • Managing fisheries and promoting sustainable fishing practices.

LEADERSHIP

CEC-Phanice-Khatundi
Mrs. Phanice Khatundi
CEC Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock & Fisheries
This sub-sector focuses on promoting agricultural productivity, food security, and rural development. It involves activities such as crop production, soil conservation, pest control, and agricultural extension services.
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Mr Patrick Osoro
Chief Officer – Agriculture & Irrigation
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Dr Emmanuel Wanjala
Chief Officer – Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperative Development

SUB-SECTORS

Crop Production

  • Supporting farmers with extension services, improved seeds, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.

Livestock Development, Fisheries & Aquaculture

  • Enhancing animal health through veterinary services, promoting better breeds, and supporting pastoral communities.
  • Managing fisheries resources, promoting sustainable fishing practices, and encouraging aquaculture for increased fish production.

Irrigation & Water Management

  • Developing irrigation infrastructure to improve water access for agriculture and promoting water conservation techniques.

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