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Sh30 Billion for 14 Counties

July 1, 2014

Kennedy Lesiew

PASTORISTS in 14 drought prone counties are set to benefit from more than Sh30 billion.

Livestock PS Khadija Kasachoon said the government has approved Sh6.5 billion in the 2014-15 financial year to cushion residents against the impact of adverse climatic changes.

She said the World Bank has approved sh 25 billion for the implementation of the project. Kasachoon said the initiative is geared towards building resilience of pastoralists communities.

She was speaking during the official opening of a five-day workshop dubbed in Eldoret yesterday.

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Source: AllAfrica

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