The County Government of Nandi with the help of H. E Dominic Biwott today officiated the opening of the new cattle dip in Koisegem location.
The Deputy Governor congratulated the local farmers for the good quality of cattle reared in the area and urged them to make use of the AI services offered to them by the County Government at a subsidized price of kshs 100.
“Our Government is committed to improving dairy farming in the region, that is why we have procured over 30000 AI seeds for our farmers across the county”. He added.
H. E Biwott urged the youth to register companies so as to benefit from the 30% contracts set aside for them and encouraged them to borrow a leaf from the Matir Holdings Ltd., a company owned by youthful enterpreneurs that benefited from the tender to put up the cattle dip.
On matters agriculture, the deputy Governor reinstated the government’s tireless effort to upgrade the livelihoods of the people of Nandi by issuing them with coffee seedlings, ” We are giving out 170000 coffee seedlings to the farmers and a coffee processing factory will be build in Tindiret and this will ensure job opportunities for the youth” He said.
Present during the event were Teresa Chepkwony, Agriculture CEC Mary Ng’elechei, Area MCA Kipkirui chepkwony, Nandi Hills sub county admininistrator Mr Ruto.