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TENDER REF No: FCDC/T/01/2021  TENDER NAME: SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION FOR AN OFFGRID SOLAR SYSTEM ON WAJIR CAMEL MILK PROCESSING FACILITY IN ALIMAOW LOCATION OF WAJIR COUNTY The Frontier Counties Development Council invites sealed bids from eligible candidates to supply and install an off-grid solar system on the Wajir camel milk processing facility in Alimaow location […]

The members of pastoralists political leaders gathered in Nairobi make a public pronouncement and add their voices to the ongoing public debate on the Building Bridges Initiative Report (BBI). The Governors under the FCDC umbrella and MPs that form the Pastoralists Parliamentary Group represent more than 10 million people spread in a region that covers […]

Impacts of COVID-19 on livestock sector in the Frontier Counties of Kenya

August 13, 2020 News

Recently, the FCDC livestock sector team visited Garissa County, one of our member counties, to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the livestock sector. At the time of the visit, only 25 COVID-19 cases had been recorded in Garissa. As of 11th August 2020, there were 168 confirmed cases in the County. The team found […]

Nairobi, June 1st, 2020. Demand for camel milk is growing but Covid-19 puts nutrition and livelihoods at risk.   The dairy sector meets with the Kenya government to push for curfew exceptions and more.    Frontier Counties Development Council and the Kenya Pastoralists Parliamentary Group (PPG) join the Global Coalition for Camel Milk and other players […]

The FCDC member counties have expressed fears of new large invasion of desert locusts from the Horn of Africa – many times bigger than the January 2020 outbreak – and the hatching of second-generation eggs in the next 3 months. Nearly 1 million people have so far been affected by the devastating desert locusts, which […]

The Livestock Sector Strengthening (LSS) Project aims to support the Frontier Counties to improve livestock production by creating a conducive environment for the delivery of livestock services. The project focuses on enhancing key factors such as animal health, fodder production, and development of aspects of markets. This is achieved by strengthening institutions that are involved […]

What is CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)? COVID-19 is a new respiratory illness, that was identified in China, and has since spread across the world, including Kenya. What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19? Headache Sore throat Cough Shortness of breath Very high fever Body ache How is it spread? Contact with an infected person with COVID-19 […]

FCDC has initiated a review of the institutional, legal & policy framework for peacebuilding and conflict management in its member counties. This process involves statistical analysis of persistent conflicts, and emerging conflicts linked to devolution, large projects involving large scale land acquisitions, mineral prospecting among other factors. FCDC region is characterized by a myriad of […]

Samburu County – located in the north rift and covering approximately 21,000 Km2 – is the tenth county to join the FCDC regional economic bloc, having been admitted in September 2018 in Kapenguria, West Pokot County. In June 2019, the Livestock Sector Strengthening project team visited Samburu County, hosted by the County Agriculture Minister, Mr. […]