Thursday, February 20, 2020
Principal Secretary, State Dept. of  Env.&Nat. Res. Dr. Lesiyampe addressing the sector stakeholders as Dr.  Songa,PS, Industrialization and other stakeholders listen keenly

Principal Secretary, State Dept. of Env.&Nat. Res. Dr. Lesiyampe addressing the sector stakeholders as Dr. Songa,PS, Industrialization and other stakeholders listen keenly

The Government of Kenya has been awarded a grant of USD 24 million to support the Agricultural Sector Coordination Unit, that was established in 2005 as an inter-ministerial unit and secretariat to the Agricultural and Rural Development related Ministries and non-State actors, tasked with coordinating and implementing Agricultural sector strategies and development agenda.

Speaking during a breakfast meeting with the Agriculture Sector Coordination stakeholders, that was chaired by the current chair, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development , Dr. Wilson Songa, the Principal Secretary in the State Department of Environment and Natural Resources Dr. Richard Lesiyampe noted that, through effective coordination, the sector has made remarkable achievements which includes: formulation of policies and strategies, institutional and legal reforms, coordination of projects and programmes in the sector ministries, signing of comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Kenya and more recently developed the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme.

Speaking during the breakfast meeting, the chair, Dr. Wilson Songa, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development noted that, in response to Vision 2030, the over ten Ministries that constitute the sector, have developed an Agricultural Sector Development Strategy to contribute to the ten percent economic growth target.

Industrialization and Enterprise Dev. PS, Dr.  Wilson Songa addressing the sector members as PS, SDENR, Dr. Lesiyampe  looks on.

Industrialization and Enterprise Dev. PS, Dr. Wilson Songa addressing the sector members as PS, SDENR, Dr. Lesiyampe looks on.

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