Thika – Today, top USAID officials visited the Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) Training Center demonstration farms to observe how the Brand Kenya campaign is supporting Kenya’s produce exporters to access international markets.
USAID Kenya is helping communities in Northern Kenya build resilience in the face of climate change and other potential shocks.
To mark the occassion of World AIDS Day 2012, USAID Kenya Mission Director, Karen Freeman, the Director of Medical Services, Dr. Francis Kimani and the KEMSA Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Munyu signed an agreement that will provide direct funding to the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) to buy, store and deliver up to $50 million of U.S. Government-funded medical equipment and supplies.
The National Youth Bunge Association (NYBA) launched two youth-led and youth-managed Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations (SACCOs). Joining the youth leaders were the Minister for Cooperative Development and Marketing, the Hon. Joseph W.N. Nyagah and Dr. Roger Steinkamp, Youth Advisor in the Education and Youth Office, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), who issued registration certificates to the County Youth Bunge SACCO Cooperative Management Committees.
In response to the ongoing food crisis in East Africa, USAID has provided an in-kind donation of ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to treat more than 71,000 children with severe acute malnutrition in Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and Burundi.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) signed an amendment recently to the COMESA-USAID Integrated Partnership Assistance Agreement, providing an additional $25 million for development activities in the COMESA region.
Last updated: December 02, 2013