Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Livestock

Ministry Leadership

Emmanuel Kisangau- CECM.Agriculture,Water &Livestock Development
Emmanuel Kisangau
CEC, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Livestock
James Songolo Mbii- C.O Agriculture,Water and Livestock Development
James Songolo
Chief Officer
KasaMBA
Kioko Kiilu KasaMBA
Chief Officer

Mission Statement

Our Mission

Our Vision

Our Core Values

Agriculture Department

  • Formulation and review of County agricultural policies and regulatory framework.
  • Implementation of national and county agricultural policies and legislations.
  • Development and evaluation of County agricultural programs and projects.
  • Provision and facilitation of agricultural extension services.
  • Management and control of crop pests and diseases.
  • Management and monitoring of food security in the county.
  • Support and ensure availability and timely supply of high quality crop seeds or planting materials and other farm inputs.
  • Soil and water conservation.
  • Collection and dissemination of agricultural and market information.
  • Promotion of market access and value addition for agricultural products.
  • Promotion of better farm business management practices.
  • Enforcement of regulations and standards on quality control of agricultural inputs and produce.
  • Training and management of agricultural training centers.
  • Provision of agricultural mechanization services.
  • Facilitation and promotion of accessibility to agricultural credits.
  • Promotion of public and private sector partnerships in agricultural development.

Water Department

  • Formulation and review of county water and irrigation
  • Implementation of national and county water and irrigation policies and legislations.
  • Development and conservation of water resources.
  • Water provision both in towns and rural areas.
  • Irrigation development and management

Livestock Department

  • Formulation and review of county livestock policies and legal framework.
  • Implementation of national and county livestock policies and legislation.
  • Development and evaluation of livestock production and health programmes and projects.
  • Livestock extension services.
  • Animal disease control and prevention.
  • Artificial insemination and breading services.
  • Enforcement of livestock movement and animal health regulations.
  • Abattoir and slaughterhouse services.
  • Livestock markets and marketing.

Fisheries Department

  • Formulation and review of county fisheries policies and legislation.
  • Implementation of National and County fisheries policies and legislation.
  • Development and evaluation of county fisheries programmes and aquaculture.
  • Fisheries extension services.
  • Fisheries monitoring, control and enforcement of fisheries regulations.
  • Fish health certification and trade licensing.

Achievements

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Contact Us

  • County Government of Kitui
    Tana Athi Water Services Board
    Building, Ground Floor
    P.O. Box 33 – 90200,
    Kitui
  • 0702 615 888
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