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Sunday, 15 March 2015

Korea to support agriculture in Nandi

The South Korean government, through the Korea International Cooperation Agency is consulting with the Nandi county government on ways to boost agriculture and water conservation in the county.
The cooperation’s county director Kim Eunsub, during a familiarisation tour in the county stressed that the agency will fully collaborate in development of agriculture and water for the benefit of people in the two state units.
His visit follows a recent tour by the county deputy governor Dominic Biwott to South Korea to seek development partnership and investors for proper economic takeover.
The deputy governor who was also present said that employees from the county had travelled to Korea for short term training sessions on efficiency and management.
He said the emissaries had come particularly to exchange opportunities and support development in the county with a special focus on agriculture which is an economic mainstay of residents in the county.
The governor while talking to the press at Kaimosi agricultural development cooperation said he will twin the institution with the Korean government so that the two entities can learn from each other.
He said the visiting team was only on a fact-finding mission adding that the deal will be strengthened to pave way for other practical things after  negotiations from both parties.
The visiting team was impressed by the diligent and dedicated county staff which it said was essential for economic turnover to translate the partnership into a surprise success.
Also present at the entourage besides the governor and his deputy were county secretary Francis Ominde, agriculture executive secretary Mary Ng’elechei, health executive secretary Mathew Rotich, host of county administrators and staff from the governor’s office.
The governor said that the county will utilise on the partnership and will explore avenues on capacity building from the new union.
He welcomed Korea to explore tourism and athletics from the county as he promised to fix security which said was crucial for investors.