Country:                               Kenya

Period:                                2017-2020

Client/Beneficiary:         County Government

Partner(s):                           GFA Consulting Group

Financing Agency:           GIZ

Contract Value:                EURO 1.2M

Drought Resilience in Northern Kenya

The overall project objective is to improve food security and drought resilience in Turkana and Marsabit counties of Northern Kenya. The project result areas include:

  • Increased competencies of relevant state and non-state actors at national and county level to formulate policies and programs relevant to drought resilience.
  • Integrated advisory concepts for animal husbandry, crop production and/or fishery, processing, and appropriate storage of food and other products as well as sustainable management of natural resources have been developed for four selected agro-ecological areas, in cooperation with local stakeholders (public agricultural advisory services, NGOs, CBOs and other grass root organizations, private sector, donors)
  • Improved capacities of county authorities for knowledge-based planning, control and financing of measures for drought resilience.