Agriculture being the backbone of our county, I will revitalize it through the following
targeted and clustered approaches for profitability, empowerment and employment

i. Value Addition
a) Maize and Wheat
Operationalize milling plants to package maize and wheat
b) Potatoes
• Build cold rooms for storage
• Partner with relevant agencies such as KIRDI for processing and market access
• Establish potato value addition unit in Ainabkoi sub-county
• Build capacity for potato breeding and seed production
c) Dairy
Establish state of the art AI center to source, improve local breeds and enhance
Establish Uasin Gishu milk processing plant
Through Cooperatives provide ATM Milk dispensing machines for milk outlets
d) Beef, Poultry and pig farming
• Establish an accredited state of art abattoir
• Package meat products to international standards to target local and
international market
• Introduction of feed lots at every sub county
e) Horticultural & High Value Crops
Intensify sensitization on high value crop diversication such Avocado,
coffee, Macadamia, fruits and vegetables
Optimize crop production for export and establish market links
f) Fish farming & Bee keeping
Build capacity for farmers to venture into fish farming
Enhance breeding centers for fingerlings in every sub county
Establish a honey processing and packing plant
ii. Strengthening farmers’ cooperative movement
iii. Revamp existing cooperative societies
iv. Enhance the Cooperative Enterprise Fund
v. Promote and encourage agricultural aggregation as a strategy to
achieve economies of scale through cooperative societies
vi. Capacity building on value addition for cooperatives
vii. Land use policy
Formulation of a comprehensive land use policy to provide
proper legal, administrative and institutional framework for
maximum utilization and productivity of land resources at
county and community level e.g. Land consolidation.
viii. Agricultural extension services.
Agronomy services for feld crop production and soil
Specialized Veterinary Extension services for maximized
animal production and husbandry
Capacity building on best agricultural practices in line with the
dynamic world of technology.
Establish irrigation systems to reduce dependence on rain-fed
Intensifying existing viable economic agricultural programs
Manage farm machinery at sub County level to ensure all the
farmers benefit
Promote, encourage and sensitize farmers on contract farming