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Blue Economy PS Betsy Njagi visits KEMFSED project sites

Blue Economy and Fisheries PS Besty Njagi visited various sites of activities supported by the KEMFSED Project in Mombasa, Kwale, and Kilifi counties between January 23rd and 26th 2023. Accompanied by KEMFSED National Project Coordinator Patrick Kiara and other officials, the PS paid courtesy calls to the respective County Commissioners before holding talks with Governors …

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Training of local grievance redress committees in Mombasa County

Grievance redress mechanisms give communities a voice

Following the award of grants to community common interest groups for various sub-projects, KEMFSED is training local committees to strengthen the project’s Grievance redress mechanism (GRM). The training equips the committees with knowledge and skills to address issues raised by communities and stakeholders regarding the implementation of the sub-projects that include productive livelihood, social welfare, …

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Leadership training for members of a women's group

Capacity building to strengthen common interest groups

Local capacity building is a key objective of KEMFSED. The project provides training to improve the abilities of common interest groups to effectively manage sub-projects to improve that increase access to complementary livelihood options for coastal communities that largely depend on fisheries. The capacity building targets groups shortlisted to receive KEMFSED grants for sub-projects that …

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Assisting the community in pond preparation and collection of wild seeds for stocking by the Mariculture team

Under Component 1, the project is supposed to capacity-build mariculture farmers in finfish and shellfish production. In order to support some of the existing farmers to stock their ponds in the move to enhance mariculture production, the project has mobilized finfish and shellfish farmers in Kilifi county to collect prawns and milkfish seeds to stock …

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Induction of Fisheries Observers (from KMFRI and KeFS) on observer guidelines and data collection.

The project under Component 1, Fisheries Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) inducted Fisheries Observers (from KMFRI and KeFS) on observer guidelines and data collection. The activities included both theory and practical session onboard a prawn trawler in the Malindi-Ungwana Bay fishing ground. This capacity building will not only improve on compliance and data collection but …

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