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Agriculture Livestock Fisheries Sector ManagementThe agriculture sector contributes about 24 per cent of the GDP, about 75 per cent of industrial raw materials and 60 percent of export earnings. Under Kenya Vision 2030, Kenya aims to be a middle-income rapidly industrializing country by 2030, offering all its citizens a high quality of life. Its first Medium Term Plan was implemented between 2008 and 2012. This Second Medium Term Plan outlines the policies, programmes and projects which the Government intends to implement during the five year period starting 2013 to 2017 in order to deliver accelerated and inclusive economic growth, higher living standards, better education and health care, increased job creation especially for youth, commercialized agriculture providing higher rural incomes and affordable food, improved manufacturing sector and more diversied exports. All this is necessary in order to address the acute challenges of poverty, joblessness, and inequality and to facilitate faster realisation of Kenya Vision 2030. the Plan was prepared through an inclusive and wide-ranging consultative process which conforms to the requirements of the Constitution of Kenya on public participation in public policy-making. Its implementation framework has also taken cognizance of the two-tier level of government, national and county, and new governance structures mandated by the constitution in the form of commissions and independent oces. Implementing devolution is a theme that runs through this medium term plan.

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AgricultureThe agriculture sector contributes about 24 per cent of the GDP, about 75 per cent of industrial raw materials and 60per cent of export earnings. Under Kenya Vision 2030, Kenya aims to be a middle-income rapidly industrializing country by 2030, offering all its citizens a high quality of life. Its first Medium Term Plan was implemented between 2008 and 2012. This Second Medium Term Plan outlines the policies, programmes and projects which the Government intends to implement during the five year period starting 2013 to 2017 in order to deliver accelerated and inclusive economic growth, higher living standards, better education and health care, increased job creation especially for youth, commercialized agriculture providing higher rural incomes and aordable food, improved manufacturing sector and more diversied exports. All this is necessary in order to address the acute challenges of poverty, joblessness, and inequality and to facilitate faster realisation of Kenya Vision 2030. The Plan was prepared through an inclusive and wide-ranging consultative process which conforms to the requirements of the Constitution of Kenya on public participation in public policy-making. Its implementation framework has also taken cognizance of the two-tier level of government, national and county, and new governance structures mandated by the constitution in the form of commissions and independent oces. Implementing devolution is a theme that runs through this medium term plan.
  • CECM of Agriculture, Livestock And Fisheries
  • Chief Officers Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Directors Agriculture, livestock and fisheries
  • Chief Officers Finance & Economic Planning
  • County Assembly Committees on  Agriculture, Livestock And Fisheries
  1. Delegates will be able to identify opportunities and enablers for the growth of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Sectors at County level as detailed in the Vision 2030- SMTP
  2. Delegates will be able to analyze Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries value chain with a view to map out the role of various stakeholders including the Government, County Governments , Research Institutions, KALRO and Development Partners such as the World Bank, SNV etc
  3. The program will assist delegates document Best Practices for competitiveness in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  4. Delegates will get an opportunity to seek Public-Private-Partnership with institutions with Best Practices in Livestock management in Botswana.
  5. Delegates will be exposed to the various legislations of  the Agricultural, Livestock and Fisheries sector as envisioned by Vision 2030 Second Medium Term Plan
  6. Participants will learn why Botswana’s Livestock Sector is thriving in Africa and Benchmark
  1. Taking Stock: Vision 2030 gains in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Sector to County Governments
  2. Vision 2030 Medium Term Plan 2013-2017: Opportunities for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Sector to County Governments
  3. Agribusiness
  4. Livestock  value Chain Analysis(Dairy, Beef, Fish and Poultry)
  5. Revenue enhancement opportunities in the Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Sector to County Governments
  6. Strides in Implementation of the Consolidated Agricultural Reform Legislations
  7. Botswana Success Story & Recommendations for Establishment of Disease Free Zones (DFZ) to facilitate access of Kenyan meat, leather and leather products to local, regional and international markets.
  8. Fertilizer & Farm Input Cost Reduction Strategy: Enhance access and aordability of fertilizer.
  9. Fisheries Development and Management: this will be achieved through expanding the area of fish farming from the current high potential areas to Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASALs) and developing fisheries related infrastructure and strengthening of monitoring, control and surveillance systems.
  10. ASAL Development – Irrigation: 404,800 hectares will be put under irrigation by 2017 especially in the Arid and Semi Arid area in Turkana and Tana Delta.
  11. Institutional and policy reforms aimed at facilitating the sustainability of agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries  and guidance to County Governments in developing their policies
  12. Possible Public Private Partnership model between institutions with Best Practices in Livestock management in Botswana and beyond
  13. Overcoming challenges of drought, Nutrition and livestock diseases
  14. Emerging trends in the Livestock industry in Africa and Globally

Workshop Dates: February 24th - 26th, 2016
                               
Venue: International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi

Charges: Ksh. 50,000 ( VAT exclusive)

*The fee is only inclusive of workshop materials, lunch, refreshments and a certificate.

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