By TCD TEAM.
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.
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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