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Agriculture is one of the principle sectors that has been devolved under the 2010 Constitution. The sector is key to ensuring both food security and wealth creation for Kenyans. It remains the mainstay of the Kenyan economy, accounting for 74 percent of employment and 24 percent of GDP. To understand key policies, development programmes and projects at county level, here is the link to the county websites.

Link to Websites of the 47 Counties in Kenya

  1. Mombasa County
GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE • Policy and Legislation, Crop production, Fisheries development, Provision of facilities for value addition, Collection of fisheries levy, Regulation of fishing industry, Fisheries research Read More
  2. Kwale County
The department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries encompasses Crop, Livestock and Fisheries development as well as the Agricultural Mechanization Station and Agricultural Training Centres . Read More
  3. Kilifi County
The mandate, vision and mission of the Department of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries are:………Read More
4. Tana River
The county is categorized into four agro- ecological zones namely: CL3 Coconut – Cassava zone (non ASAL), CL4 Cashew nuts- Cassava zones where the main economic activity is subsistence mixed farming;……… Read More
  5. Lamu County

The county is categorized into four agro- ecological zones namely: CL3 Coconut – Cassava zone (non ASAL), CL4 Cashew nuts- Cassava zones where the main economic activity is subsistence mixed farming; ……… Read More

  6. Taita Taveta
The Ministry of Agriculture at the county level has been assigned the following functions: crop husbandry, plant disease control, and agriculture development and marketing. This will be achieved in line with the following priorities and strategies………. Read More
  7. Garrisa County

Farming is turning Garissa into a bread basket. Already, waters from River Tana are transforming the region into a valley of opportunities where individuals and groups are engaged in mixed farming………. Read More

  8. Wajir County

Wajir is the Livestock capital of Kenya. The county is one of the major sources of beef, and small stock sold in Nairobi and Mombasa. It has a vibrant goats and sheep market that trades daily while cattle and camels are traded once a week – every Monday. ………Read More

 

  9. Mandela County
Upcoming Projects·         Opening up of Koroney and Bokolow farms for irrigation farming·         Green House tech farming in dry area·         New schemes and strengthening of the existing one….. Read More
  10. Marsabit County

The department seeks to be an innovative, commercially-oriented and modern Agriculture and Rural Development Sector which will improve people’s livelihoods through promotion of competitive agriculture and innovative research. …..Read More

  11. Isiolo County

Livestock is the backbone of the Isiolo’s economy with 80 per cent of the population dependent on it for their day-to-day livelihood, both directly and indirectly. ………

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  12. Meru County
To promote livelihoods and sustainable competitive agriculture, livestock, veterinary, irrigation and fisheries sub-sectors while conserving natural resources……….Read More
  13. Tharaka Nithi
To improve the livelihoods of Tharaka Nithi county citizens by promotion of competitive business oriented farming through appropriate policy environment, effective support services and sustainable natural resources management”………. Read More
  14. Embu County
To promote and facilitate production of food and agricultural raw materials for food security and incomes; advance agro based industries and agricultural exports; and enhance sustainable use of land resources as a basis for agricultural enterprises. ………Read More
  15. Kitui County

  1. Formulation and review of County agricultural policies and regulatory framework.
  2. Implementation of national and county agricultural policies and legislations.
  3. Development and evaluation of County agricultural programs and projects……….Read More

 

  16. Machakos

Machakos county is famous for it’S Sweet mangoes, sweet oranges,Avocadoes, Macadamia and other types of fruits. All these reach our supermarkets unprocessed.…………

  17. Makueni County

These targets individual farmers and Cooperative in need of working capital and acquisition of dairy herd. The loan is available to both new and existing KCB clients who are engaged in dairy production………Read More

  18. Nyandarua County
Agriculture, being the economic backbone of the County, it implies that necessary infrastructural support has to be put in place for this sector to play her rightful role. ……… Read More
  19. Nyeri County

The main food crops grown in the county are maize, beans, wheat, bananas, Irish potatoes sweet potatoes and vegetables whereas the major cash crops are coffee, tea, and horticulture………. Read More

  20. Kirinyaga
To improve livelihoods of Kenyans through promotion of competitive agriculture, sustainable livestock and fisheries sub-sectors, growth of a viable Cooperatives sub sector………Read More
  21. Murang’a County
The department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries encompasses Crop, Livestock and Fisheries development as well as the Agricultural Mechanization Station and Agricultural Training Centres . Read More
  22. Kiambu County
Kiambu County is one of the key agricultural production areas in Kenya. Home to the country’s coffee, horticulture, tea and dairy industry, Kiambu plays a key role in food security in Kenya. Read More
   23. Turkana County
Turkana County has in the past been in the limelight especially during complex humanitarian emergencies. Perennial drought and subsequent food shortage due to unreliable rainfall might soon be a thing of the past for farmer cooperative societies’ members, and the greater community as the County Government seeks to encourage more residents to adopt irrigation to….read more
   24. West Pokot County

Our Mission is to facilitate equitable development and improved public service delivery to stimulate sustainable socio-economic development, high quality of life and became the best County in Kenya….read more

 

   25. Samburu County

Samburu is situated in the Northern part of the Rift Valley Province bordering Marsabit, Turkana, Isiolo, Baringo and Laikipia Counties. It is administratively divided into three sub-counties: – Central, East and North. Samburu County land covers an area of 20,826 Km2 with a total population of 224,000 out of whom 90% are nomadic pastoralists…..read more

  26. Transnzoia County
Our Mission is to improve livelihoods of Kenyans through promotion of competitive agriculture and innovative research, sustainable livestock and fisheries development, and growth of a viable cooperative sub-sectorThe Department of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries is mandated to improve the livelihoods of the County residents through promotion of commercial farming. It seeks to realize these objectives through appropriate policies and legal frameworks, effective support service and natural resource management for sustainable development…..read more
   27. Uasin Gishu County

The Department of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries is mandated to improve the livelihoods of the County residents through promotion of commercial farming. It seeks to realize these objectives through appropriate policies and legal frameworks, effective support service and natural resource management for sustainable development…..read more

 

   28. Elgeyo Marakwet County

Crop farming, livestock production and fisheries whose optimum harnessing could lead to food security, employment creation, related sector development and natural resource conservation, are the sub-sectors under agriculture….read more

 

 

   29. Nandi County

A key department in a county whose economy is reliant on Agriculture. That is why we are investing heavily in tackling maize and animal diseases, research on new agricultural frontiers, value addition and other interventions of poverty reduction…..read more

 

   30. Baringo County

Baringo County is one of the 47 Counties of Kenya. It is located in the former Rift Valley Province. Its headquarters and largest town is Kabarnet. The county is home to Lake Baringo……read more

 

 

  31. Laikipia County

Laikipia has an agricultural based economy. It is for this reason that in the Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries department we are out to create an enabling environment for improved agricultural production, marketing and value chains as well as provision of effective support services. To address food security, income generation and improvement of the wellbeing of our people, the subsector will, therefore, play a significant role…….read more

 

   32. Nakuru County

Our objective is to encourage investors, both local and international to invest in this sector, to invest in the input of the farm fertilizers, machinery, equipment to use in processing what we produce…….read more

 

   33. Narok County

The Department will be managed under the three Divisions of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries each headed by a County Director. Under the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution, the county level has been assigned responsibility for crop and animal husbandry; livestock sales yards; county abattoirs; plant and animal disease control and fisheries……..read more

 

   34. Kanjiado County

Kajiado County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It has a population of 687,312 and an area of 21,292.7 km². The county borders Nairobi and extends to the Tanzania border further south………read more

 

   35. Kericho County

Kericho County has varying contrasts that excites any wannabe resident or visitor. And as the resident number one of Kericho County, I have always loved the serenity offered by the overflowing green tea foliage. Rainfall patterns support various cash crops, mainly tea and coffee in the highland areas, and sugarcane in the areas around Soin-Sigowet and livestock. ……..read more

 

   36. Bomet County

County Government of Bomet is a county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya it was created from the former Kericho district through Kenya gazette supplement no. 53 of 1992. It has a population of 724,186 and an area of 1,630.0 km ……..read more

 

   37. Kakamega County

Agriculture is a major driver of economic growth here that is why we have invested heavily in it. Sugarcane covers the largest area under crop in the county. Unfortunately, most small-scale farmers don’t benefit from it because of lack of economies of scale. Cane inputs are advanced at high costs to farmers cutting into their profits. ……..read more

 

  38. Vihiga County

As earlier mentioned, Vihiga County economy is predominantly agriculture with approximately 85 % of the population living in the county having their livelihood mainly from agricultural activities. Of the 65% of the population estimated to be living below the absolute poverty line, subsistence farmers account for 90%. ……..read more

 

  39. Bungoma County

Our Mission is to harness all potentials of the county through inclusive participation and collective responsibility to generate wealth for sustainable socio-economic development”……..read more

 

 

  40. Busia County

Our Mission is to improve the livelihoods of Busia County residents through the promotion of competitive agriculture, provision of support services while ensuring a sustainable  natural resource base………read more

 

  41. Siaya County

The mandate of the Ministry of Agriculture is to promote and facilitate production of food and agricultural raw materials for food security and incomes; advance agro-based industries and agricultural exports; and enhance sustainable use of land resources as a basis for agricultural enterprises……..read more

 

 

  42. Kisumu County

Our Mission is to create an innovative, commercially oriented and modern agriculture in Kisumu County……read more

 

 

   43. Homabay County

Agricultural Policy and Services

Posts and Disease Control

Agricultural Technology and Innovations

Sisal Production and Development

Agro Forestry……read more

   44. Migori County

Our Mandate Agriculture, crop and animal husbandry;Livestock sale yards; County abattoirs; plant and animal disease control; Fisheries, Veterinary services (excluding regulation of the profession), Storm water management systems inbuilt-up areas; water and sanitation services. Animal control and welfare, including—licensing of dogs; and facilities for the accommodation, care and burial of animals…….read more

 

   45. Kisii County

The mandate of the Agriculture Sector is to promote and facilitate promotion of food and agricultural raw materials for food security and income, advance agro – based industries and agricultural exports; and enhance sustainable use of land resources as a basis for agricultural enterprises…….read more

 

   46. Nyamira County

Livestock and fisheries production play a very important role in food, income and nutritional security of the population.  The subsector employs about 90% of households directly or indirectly. Enterprises popular in the county are dairy, poultry, bee-keeping and fish farming (Nile Tilapia and Catfish)…….read more

 

   47. Nairobi County

To provide affordable, accessible  and sustainable quality services, enhancing community participation and creating a secure climate for political,social and economic development through the commitment of a motivated and dedicated team….read more

NOTE:  Most county websites are not current and their websites may not reflect updated information. We only hope the counties will adopt the culture of keeping their websites up to date to give you the most current information.