The Assembly stepped into the limelight at the prestigious Nakuru Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) Show, focusing on its remarkable accomplishments and transformative initiatives. With that year’s theme centred around “Promoting Climate-Smart Agriculture and Trade Initiatives for Sustainable Economic Growth,” the Assembly seized the opportunity to showcase its significant role in legislation, representation, oversight, and budget-making processes.
Visitors to the vibrant exhibition booth had the unique chance to engage directly with Assembly members who were passionate about legislative initiatives pertaining to climate-smart agriculture, sustainable economic growth, and responsible budgeting. By participating in the Nakuru ASK Show, the Assembly aimed to underscore its dedication to tackling pressing issues that impacted both the environment and the County’s financial stability.
Under the overarching theme, the County Assembly curated informative panels, engaging presentations, and visual demonstrations to offer valuable insights into their legislative efforts. These initiatives aimed to deepen participants’ understanding of how the Assembly drove economic growth through sustainable agricultural practices, fostered trade initiatives and played an integral role in the budget-making process.
Hon. Isabella Makori, a dedicated Chair of the Assembly’s Agriculture Committee, expressed excitement about showcasing the Assembly’s legislative role not only in promoting climate-smart agriculture and sustainable trade but also in the budget-making process. According to her, responsible budgeting was vital to ensuring effective resource allocation, fostering economic growth, and addressing challenges related to climate change.
One of the transformative initiatives highlighted by the Nakuru County Assembly was its collaborative efforts with local farmers to promote climate-smart agricultural practices. Through capacity-building programs, training workshops, and the provision of modern farming technologies, the Assembly aimed to empower farmers with the necessary tools and knowledge to mitigate the effects of climate change while enhancing agricultural productivity.
In addition to its focus on climate-smart agriculture, the Assembly also emphasized sustainable trade initiatives. By fostering partnerships with local businesses and exploring market opportunities, the Assembly aimed to create a conducive environment for trade and economic growth within the County. Through policy advocacy and strategic interventions, the Assembly sought to promote fair trade practices, support local enterprises, and attract investments that contributed to the County’s sustainable development.
With the Nakuru ASK Show nearing its conclusion the following day, the Assembly urged residents and visitors alike to seize the opportunity to visit the booth and witness firsthand the Assembly’s commitment to climate-smart agriculture, trade initiatives, and responsible budgeting.
The County Assembly extended its sincere gratitude to the organizers of the Nakuru ASK Show for providing an exceptional platform for engagement. The Assembly also acknowledged the unwavering support of Nakuru’s residents, emphasizing its dedication to creating a sustainable and prosperous future for the County.
As the County Assembly concluded its successful participation at the Nakuru ASK Show, it reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to enacting legislation, representing the interests of residents, overseeing implementation, and fostering responsible budgeting. Through these concerted efforts, the Assembly strove to promote climate-smart agriculture, sustainable trade, and financial stability, ultimately working towards the betterment of the County and its residents.