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. […]

The leadership of FCDC led by Governor Nanok and PPG members led by Hon. Aden Duale and Senator Kipchumba Murkomen met with the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and National Coordination and his senior security team at Harambee House. The leaders shared their concerns about the current insecurity situation in the pastoralist areas of Kenya. The […]

The County Executive Committee Members of Agriculture and Livestock departments in FCDC member counties constitute the Sector Forum for Agriculture and Livestock (SFAL). This group of Ministers under the coordination of a Coordinator, organise quarterly meetings to foster information sharing, learning and coordination of key activities in the FCDC region. The 9th meeting was hosted […]

Political leaders of the Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC) region are resolved on a bold public stand against the extremists in unison, and vow to pay keen focus to anti-radicalization in their respective counties. During the 2019 Pastoralist Leadership Summit held in Garissa earlier in March, the leadership discussed means to counter terrorist threats, and […]

The members of the Sector Forum for Agriculture and Livestock (SFAL) organised a learning tour to Sokoine University of Agriculture and Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) in Morogoro, Tanzania between 14th and 19th January 2019. The objective of the tour was for the SFAL members to acquire knowledge on model farms management practices for successful implementation […]

The North and North Eastern region of Kenya has for long been considered under-served and is performing below national average. The road networks are poor to non-existent; electricity access is at 7 percent; only 45 percent of households have access to safe water and only 26 percent have access to improved sanitation. To reverse the […]

The 7th Sector Forum for Agriculture and Livestock meeting was held on 10th – 12th October in Garissa, bringing together 8 of the 10 CECs and one Director and the Secretariat team. The CECs reviewed the activities conducted by SFAL since its inception in April 2017, with specific strategic recommendations provided for consideration. Bills and […]

On 7 August 2018, FCDC in collaboration with Global Health Strategies (GHS) brought together leaders from the 10 FCDC member counties, representatives from the Ministry of Health, UN agencies and the private sector to discuss the state of health in the Frontier Counties and deliberate the merit of establishing a regional Sector Forum for Health. […]

5th SFAL meeting on 19th and 20th of March 2018. The meeting was attended by seven out of eight CECs. Important deliberations were made including; sharing best practices and harmonizing priorities between the counties, local and international partners.