The CAS Linah Chebii Kilimo today at Intercontinental Hotel, officially opened a one day national validation of livestock bill. The bill spells out the objectives, roles of the County Governments, the development of livestock sector and establishment of livestock sector agencies and training institutions. In her remarks, Kilimo said that the development of the livestock bill which was done through a countrywide stakeholder and expert consultations culminated into today’s meeting to ascertain whether the bill fits the livestock sector and the stakeholders.The bill incorporates the legal notices that established livestock state corporations like Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institution, Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre and the Kenya Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Council. Chebii was accompanied by the PS SDL Harry Kimutai,Director Julius Kiptarus of Livestock Production and Dr.Christopher Wanga, Director Policy, among other senior officials from the state department.
Source: Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries