PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUMS ON THE DAIRY REGULATIONS-2020
March 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - March 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUMS ON THE DAIRY REGULATIONS, 2020
The dairy industry is a key socio-economic enterprise in Kenya contributing an estimated 42%, 12%, and 4% of the livestock, agricultural, and national GDPs. Dairy is a source of an estimated 750,000 indirect and 500,000 direct jobs. The industry also contributes significantly to National Food Security and Nutrition and a big contributor to the Government Key Economic Pillars.
In order to support the Dairy Subsector, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has developed the Dairy Industry Regulations, 2020 to support the implementation of the Dairy Industry Act, Cap 336 of the Laws of Kenya and the National Dairy Development Policy.
In the spirit of public participation as envisaged in the Constitution of Kenya,2010, the Ministry hereby invites all stakeholders in the dairy industry to participate in the public participation sessions as per the schedule provided below.
|1||Monday,9th March 2020||Kakamega||Magharibi Hall (At Western Regional Commissioner’s Offices)||10.00 a.m|
|Kitale||Kitale National Polytechnic (formerly, Kitale Technical Training Institute)||10.00 a.m|
|Garissa||Garisa Government Guest House||10.00 a.m|
|Nyeri||Wambugu Farm, Nyeri||10.00 a.m|
|2||Tuesday,10th March 2020||Kisumu||YMCA Hall||10.00 a.m|
|Eldoret||Reformed Church Hall||10.00 a.m|
|Makueni||Makueni Agricultural Training Center (ATC) (Kwa Kathoka)||10.00 a.m|
|3||Wednesday,11th March 2020||Marsabit||Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KALRO)||10.00 a.m|
|4||Thursday,12th March 2020||Kisii||Kisii Agricultural Training Center (ATC)||10.00 a.m|
|Nakuru||Agricultural Training Center Soilo (ATC)||10.00 a.m|
|5||Friday,13th March 2020||Bomet||Bomet Centre for Devolved Governance||10.00 a.m|
|Olkalou||ACK Church, Olkalou||10.00 a.m|
|Meru||Kamunde Hall||10.00 a.m|
|Mombasa||KSG Mombasa||10.00 a.m|
|6||Saturday,14th March 2020||Embu||Embu Cultural Centre||10.00 a.m|
|7||Tuesday, 17th March 2020||Nairobi
|Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Ngara||10.00 a.m|
The Dairy Regulations,2020 are available for download on the Ministry’s website (www.kilimo.go.ke) and Kenya Dairy Board website (www.kdb.go.ke). Views and comments on the above may also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or via written submissions addressed to the Managing Director, Kenya Dairy Board to be received before 17th March,2020.
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