In Summary
  • Other counties to benefit from the GIS laboratories are Nandi, Vihiga, Laikipia, Samburu, West Pokot, Lamu and Tana River.
  • FAO Country Representative Gabriel Rugalema said the system will help the county in monitoring human activities at border points and planning on development.

Baringo County has become the first among eight selected counties in Kenya to benefit from Geographical Information System (GIS) laboratory established by Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).

The GIS laboratory system funded by European Union (EU) to the tune of Sh5 million, targets the marginalised communities in order to help them in collection of data digitally and improve on the development of the county.

Other counties to benefit from the GIS laboratories are Nandi, Vihiga, Laikipia, Samburu, West Pokot, Lamu and Tana River.

NATURAL RESOURCES

FAO Country Representative Gabriel Rugalema said the system will help the county in monitoring human activities at border points and planning on development.

Dr Rugalema noted that the GIS system will help in getting information on the varieties of natural resources in the benefiting counties and the social facilities available adding that it will also help in management of human resources.

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