Garissa County

Garissa County government disseminates slum upgrading policy

29th July 2019

Garissa County government disseminates slum upgrading policy  In 2018, the Ministry of lands organized a meeting in Garissa County government to disseminate content on the Slum Upgrading Policy. I was fortunate to be in attendance during the meeting.  Read More: Facilitation of Training for Kisii budget committee Consider this a partial record of what transpired […]

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Garissa County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022

29th July 2019

Garissa County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022 The following is an highlights from Garissa County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022:  Note that Garissa County plans to construct an airport at modica by 2022 (is this a county function?);  220 bed capacity county referral hospital  plan selected settlements to allow for processing of title deeds;  Survey 10 […]

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What is in Garissa County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022?

26th July 2019

What is in Garissa County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022? How much is need to implement projects in What is in Garissa County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022?   It is estimated that resources to the tune of Ksh. 117 billion are required in order to implement all development projects in Garissa County Integrated Development Plan 2018-2022. If […]

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Garissa County CIDP 2018-2022

26th July 2019

Garissa County CIDP 2018-2022 Introduction Garissa County is headed by Governor Ali Bulow Korane. The county covers an area of 44,174 square kilometers. Garissa County borders Lamu County to the South, Republic of Somalia to the East, Tana River to the West, Wajir County to the North and Isiolo County to the North West. Administrative […]

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Modica location offices

Water Shortage bites Modica Location in Garissa County

7th July 2018

Water Shortage bites Modica Location in Garissa County  Parts of Modica location in Garissa County have a water piping system infrastructure but the last time the residents received water on those pipes was in 2006. Currently, water bowsers deliver water to the residents but according to them, there is water shortage.  The LAPSSET Corridor projects […]

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Bura Medina

Mathenge tree is a danger to livestock

7th July 2018

Mathenge tree is a danger to livestock The Mathenge tree is known by its scientific name – prosopis Juliflora– and its considered to be poisonous for both humans and livestock. The mathenge tree was introduced in Africa via Senegal in 1822. Read More: Water shortage bits Modica location in Garissa County Professor Patrick Karuru says the […]

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Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary

25th November 2017

Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary  This is the second time I’ve made a visit to Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary in Garissa County. The place is said to be a home to nearly 1,000 giraffes. It’s a smooth mix between human, livestock and wild habitat. The history of this sanctuary dates back to 1990s when wildlife was pushed from […]

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We visited the Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary late in the afternoon. The place is greener now compared to last year when we paid a visit.

Interview: History of Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary

24th November 2017

Interview: History of Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary Today, I was lucky to get two residents of Garissa County to discuss the background of Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary. Garad is a warden at the sanctuary with over 15 years of experience and Mohamed is a youth from Garissa County who was surprised to discover that there is a […]

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The civil society leaders from around Garissa County deliberating on matters of County Planning and budgeting

Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County 

23rd November 2017

Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County  ANTICIPATED CHALLENGES Looming evictions Compulsory land acquisitions Accidents during construction Rapid population growth due to migration of people in search of job opportunities at the LAPSSET projects sites. Wildlife-human conflicts Loss of livelihoods Speculation on land by economic and political elites for […]

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Garissa County Updates

25th October 2016

For most  Nairobi residents a journey to Garissa town starts from Eastleigh in Nairobi. My favorite PS     vehicles is Ecoach which has a stage after the first round about when coming from the city. Eastleigh residents are mostly Somalis from various parts of former North Eastern province. This is the place where you […]

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Garissa County: Aiming for Justice and Prosperity

18th August 2016

Do you know your county government well? How much did your county allocate for provision of basic services? How much does it collect in the form of local revenues? What was the approved budget for the county in the current or previous financial years? These are some of the questions we will be answering about […]

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