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Day: August 21, 2023

Yemeni experts keen on Makueni’s Agricultural and Health innovations as they conclude their tour

A delegation of Yemeni nationals that yesterday embarked on a day-long knowledge-sharing journey of Makueni County to gain insights into the region’s prosperity in how devolution works has concluded its tour.
The group that was on Thursday received by H.E governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr before conducting a comprehensive tour of the Mother and Child unit, the Iviani farm and finally to the Kalamba fruit processing and manufacturing Plant says they sought to understand the governor’s ideologies in running the County that could be applied back in their own country.
The Yemeni delegation composed of top lawyers, lecturers of leading universities, activists amongst others who make the National Survey Committee.
During their tour of Makueni mother and child hospital the visitors were impressed by the health information systems and daily routine services offered in the facility.
At Iviani farm, the delegates were enthralled by the young farmer’s efforts in value-addition where ripe mangoes are turned into crisps for local consumption and export.
While at Kalamba Fruit processing factory, the nationals witnessed the entire process –from sorting mangoes, processing and to packaging of juice. The visitors were keen on the facility’s advanced technologies and quality control measures in the factory.

Makueni stall became one among the most visited booths at the conference with a range of products

After the official opening of the Devolution Conference by president William Ruto on Wednesday that was also attended by Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr , on Thursday Makueni stall became one among the most visited booths at the conference with a range of products.
The stall was among the most visited with participants particularly curious and eager to know more about MyMakueni County App, successes in mango sector, value addition, promotion of local tourism, among other areas.
Governors from other counties among other delegates were keen to detail the formula behind the Makueni success story.

Why top Yemen Nationals are meeting Governor Mutula, touring Makueni.

Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr on Thursday hosted a delegation of Yemen’s National Steering Committee members who are in Kenya to learn from the country’s exemplary peace building efforts.
Governor Mutula took the delegation through the devolution framework and its successful implementation in Makueni
Makueni was identified by Interpeace, an international peacebuilding organization which is spearheading the peace building programme in Yemen, to provide a learning experience on effective governance with proven impact to the community.
The delegation visited several projects which are a result of the county’s effective public participation framework.