Kitui County is among 9 counties set to benefit from a loan of over Sh 500 million from the Government of Hungary.
This was disclosed by the Deputy Head of the Economic Section at the Embassy of Hungary in Nairobi Mr. Tamas Sandor Robert when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Charity Ngilu in her office today.
Under a “Common Manufacturing for Livestock” Strategy, Kitui County will establish the livestock abattoir, where various value addition activities on livestock and livestock products will take place.
The activities include slaughtering, packaging, branding and leather processing will be happening all under one roof.
Under a 50 percent technology transfer strategy, the other sectors earmarked for support are Health and Irrigation.
The Counties to benefit from the programme are Isiolo, Laikipia, Baringo, Meru, Machakos, Nakuru, West Pokot, and Eldoret.
Present during the meeting were the Deputy Governor Dr. Wathe Nzau, the CECM – Agriculture, Water and Livestock Development Emmanuel Kisangau, CECM – Trade, Investment and Co-operatives Mr Philip Mumo, the Head of the Manifesto Implementation Unit Mr Nene Nzyuko and Dr. Temi Mutia, the Value Chain Specialist in the office of the Governor.