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Walter Sicho September 27, 2019


A group of 33 enumerators drawn from across county who competitively satisfied a panel of interviewers edging out over 600 other applicants to be among the number have successfully completed their three day training.

According to the County Programme Coordinator Mr. Job Kosgei, the purpose of the survey which begins on Monday 30th September, is to establish benchmarks against which the programme will be monitored on routine and evaluated at mid and end term levels.

While officially closing the three day Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme (ASDSP) II baseline survey enumerators training, the CECM member for Agriculture and Cooperative Development Dr. Kiplimo Araap Lagat noted that data is what drives descion making and policy formulation of the government at the executive level.

Dr. Lagat revealed that policies at the level of the government are now based on the data the county have and what is collect. “As we roll out ASDSP baseline survey, the data collected is going to be key in helping us tailor strategies to suit the needs of farmers.” added Dr. Lagat.

On Thursday, Chief Officer for Agriculture Mr. Wilson Lelei had a chance to address the enumerators and encouraged them to give their best and collect accurate and correct data as it will inform decisions made by the department.

The objective of ASDSP II is to develop a sustainable priority value chains for improved income, food and nutrition security.

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