Governor Fahim Twaha today held a consultative meeting with a delegation from the Israeli Embassy led by H.E Ambassador Oded Joseph.

The two discussed possible partnership areas between the Israeli Government and the Lamu County Government in strategic areas including in Agriculture, Blue Economy, Education, Health and Security.

Governor Fahim Twaha, welcomed collaboration with Israel in the emerging Blue economy sectors including maritime security, aquaculture and ecotourism.

The delegation pledged future support in technology-led agribusiness in irrigation, horticulture, dairy and poultry farming, to increase Lamu County’s food security status.

Israeli’s Agency for International Development Corporation (MASHAV) has been earmarked to facilitate health and food security technical trainings, to build critical healthcare and agribusiness capacity.

H.E Amb. Joseph Oded was accompanied by Israeli Embassy’s Minister Counselor and Head of Economic Mission, Mr. Arnon Arbel; Israel and Trade Economic Mission to Kenya’s Trade Officer Tanya Ogwel and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Liaison, Parliamentary and County Affairs Ms Jennifer Njuguna and Stephen Kimoita


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