Eldoret, Kenya – Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua attended the 2023 Eldoret National Show on Friday, highlighting the importance of agriculture as the backbone of Kenya’s economy.
Gachagua was warmly welcomed by farmers and other stakeholders who gathered at the annual event organized by the Agricultural Society of Kenya.
Speaking to the audience, Gachagua reiterated the government’s commitment to boosting the agricultural sector by investing in it.
He stressed the importance of agricultural practices that promote sustainability and the environment, which is in line with the theme of this year’s show: “Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture and Trade Initiatives for Sustainable Economic Growth.”
Gachagua explained that the government is injecting funds to promote climate-smart agriculture that not only increases profits for farmers but also helps to protect the environment.
The Deputy President highlighted that the government is pushing for the adoption of new technologies and practices in agriculture that will promote sustainable farming methods while increasing crop yields.
“We must strike a balance between economic growth and environmental protection, and that is why the theme of this year’s show is very relevant.
We want to promote agricultural practices that are both profitable and friendly to our environment,” Gachagua said.
The 2023 Eldoret National Show aims to showcase innovative ideas, technologies, and practices that promote sustainable agriculture and economic growth.
By attending this event, Deputy President Gachagua demonstrated his support for the agricultural sector and the people who work in it.
In conclusion, the Deputy President’s presence at the event highlights the government’s commitment to boosting the agricultural sector and promoting sustainable practices that will benefit farmers and the environment.
The theme of the show captures the aspirations of the government to make agriculture more profitable and environmentally friendly, and Gachagua’s remarks emphasize the importance of climate-smart agriculture in achieving this goal.