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Kibwana meets top FAO officials

Governor Prof Kivutha Kibwana on Monday hosted the Food Agricultural Organisation(FAO) officials where they deliberated on a number of possible partnership areas.

The delegation led by Dr. Mulat Demeke indicated that the organization is keen on supporting devolution with special focus on food,nutrition security and sustainable agriculture, governance and public participation.

Some of the possible partnership areas being looked at include small scale farm level irrigation where the agricultural organisation is interested in supporting both the national government and county level on policy development for environment and efficient cost.

FAO applauded Makueni’s public participation model hinting, the organization could support  its implementation   in the other counties.

Prof Kibwana also held bilateral talks with the Danish ambassador Mette Knudsen, Grundfos CEO Mr.Mads Nipper to discuss water solutions for Makueni County.

The Danish government in partnership with the county and the World Vision has funded several water points in Makueni  using AGTAP, a systemized automated teller machine.
The ambassador will on Tuesday tour Makueni county to inspect various projects.