On 22nd February 2021, Senior Programme Coordinator (SPC), Dr. Cosmas Munyeke (PhD), inspected the completed works for Chemuswo Store in Nandi County, Chesumei Sub-County, Kaptel Ward.
The refurbishment works was undertaken by the State Department of Crop and Agricultural Research (SDCD&AR) from financial support from The European Union (EU) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) at total cost of Kshs. 3.9 million. The facility works was undertaken between July-December 2020 with a total capacity of holding upto 720 MT of grain. The design and supervision of the facilities is done jointly between the Programme and the Engineering Department within the Ministry.
The ultimate objective of this refurbishment of Chemuswo store is to ensure that the targeted small-holder farmers have sufficient capacity for grain aggregation and warehousing. Further, the Programme is undertaking the improvement of key priority road access roads to this facility from to grain production clusters which will include installation of culverts and other small bridges across seasonal rivers and drifts, and graveling (murram) of road sections that become impassable during the rainy season.

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