Nyamira County Governor H. E Amos Nyaribo today met with the European Union Ambassador to Kenya Henritte Geiger as part of his agenda to seek for partnerships for purposes of development initiatives in the devolved unit.
The talks held in Nairobi, centered on the European Union’s ongoing and future development programs with the EU official pledging support towards the construction of an Agricultural Training Center in the County that will benefit local farmers and their neighbours.
The Ambassador also agreed to support climate change related actions and mitigation measures especially on solar and energy saving jikos and pledged to support the County to venture into E-Governance and Digitization programs.
She promised to integrate Nyamira County into EU’s AgriBiz Program, Erasmus Mundus fully funded scholarships to benefit Nyamira county students and partnership to take part in the ongoing discussion to shape EU’s future programs.
This meeting forms part of governor Nyaribo’s agenda to look beyond the national government’s contribution to the devolved unit in moving Nyamira County to the next level by fast-tracking the development agenda.
The Governor’s delegation included Executive Committee Member for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Ms Peris Nyaboke, her Public Service Management counterpart Mr Thomas Nyariki, Chief Officer for Water, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Mr Joshua Marwanga and Governor’s Advisor on Investments and Economic Affairs Mr Nathaniel Mong’are.
Thursday 21st October 2021