Waziri Kimwele Officiates Commissioning of Kavingo water pan in Kyangwithya West Ward, Kitui



On Tuesday, 16th May, 2023 – The hard working Kitui Agriculture and Livestock CEC Member Stephen Mbaya Kimwele on Tuesday presided over official commissioning of Kavingo water pan in Kyangwithya West Ward, Kitui Central Sub-County.

Kavingo water pan rehabilitation and integrated watershed management project was implemented in FY 2020/2021 and funded by the World Bank through the National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP).

The projects main objectives are:
i) To increase mango productivity of the targeted 92 smallholder farmers in Kavingo area through sustainable land management practices; and
ii) To improve the livelihoods of local youths.

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The CECM urged area residents to utilize the rehabilitated water source to improve their livelihoods by planting trees, vegetables and other crops.

The project targets a total of 3,843 direct and indirect beneficiaries.

Chief Officers Nelly Mutisya (Agriculture) and Gladys Kivoto (Irrigation), Eng. Charles Maloba and Eng. Muga was also present.

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CGoK-Comm. Dept///