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Promote the following groups to co-operative - motor bikes, women groups and youth groups

Youth and women Sacco to be established in every s/county
Every sub-county to establish one
  • Mobilize savings
  • Create employment & wealth
  • To empower youths through employment
  • Every sub-county to establish at least one
  • Recruit 15,000 youths
  • We should come up with a training program

  • Training programs
  • 2
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Capacity building for societies

    The whole county

    To improve on production, quality and enhance income

  • 43 coffee
  • 22 dairy
  • 7 multi-purpose
  • 54 Sacco
  • 1 cotton society
  • Establish at least 5 Miraa based co-operatives

  • Establish 6 banana co-operatives
  • Training program design

  • Mobilize participants
  • Training delivery
  • Monitoring & evaluation
  • 5
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Facilitate electricity supply to coffee factories

    Selected factories in some counties

    To reduce cost of processing

  • 20 factories
  • 3
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Computerization of coffee societies

    Whole county

    To improve on governance

  • 125 coffee factories
  • Training programs
  • 10
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Facilitate acquisition of coolers for 15 dairy societies

    The whole county

    Encourage dairy farming which will create employment

  • 15 dairy societies (20,000 farmers reached)

  • Training programs
  • Procurement
  • 3
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Facilitate acquisition of a coffee mill for the county

    County HQ

    Value addition of coffee

  • 43 coffee societies
  • (120,000 farmers reached)

  • Procurement
  • 20
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Initiate a program on coffee improvement - cherry advance payment system

    All the coffee growing areas

    Encourage farmers to improve on coffee production and quality

  • 43 coffee societies
  • 120,000 farmers
  • Procurement
  • 100
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Subsidized fertilizer & inputs for coffee farmers

    All the coffee growing areas

    To increase on coffee quantity and quality

  • 43 co-operative societies translating to 120,000 farmers.

  • Prompt procurement
  • 500
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • County union of Saccos

    Whole county

    To assist weaker and upcoming SACCOs

  • 20 SACCOs
  • Avail funds
  • 500
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • County union of Saccos

    Whole county

    To have bargaining power

  • 25 Matatu SACCOs
  • Avail funds
  • 200
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Trade and Enterprise
    County development bank
    Meru town
  • Advancing affordable credit to MSME
  • To alleviate poverty among the locals
  • Increase the level of income
  • Loan 20,000 traders
  • Training
  • Disbursement and loan recovery.
  • 400
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Development and construction of modern markets and shades for all open air markets

    All market centres within the county
  • To shelter the market
  • To provide social amenities
  • To have clean markets.
  • All market centres.
  • Construction of modern shades
  • 100
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Business incubation centres

    Meru town
  • To nature upcoming business
  • One stop incubation centre for upcoming businesses

  • Storage of business information
  • Establish and operationalize the centre
  • 50
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Branding of Meru products.

    From Meru county to sub-county level

  • To make Meru products marketable all over the world

  • Marketable products
  • Branding of various products
  • 10
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Training of traders

    Meru county

  • To enhance knowledge about business development

  • 1,000 traders
  • Organise seminars and train them
  • 10
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Market research

    Meru county
    To get information regarding business
    To conduct 5 research

    Collect the information as outlined in the questionnaire

    5
  • County Government
  • National Government
  • Development partners
  • Donors
  • Promotion of inter-county/cross-border trade

    1
    County level
    - To access new markets
    - To increase trade turnover
    - Steering committee formed

    - At least 1 inter-county trade forum formed

    - Annual inter-county /cross-border trade fairs

    - Facilitate formation of an inter-county trade development forum

    - Establish a trade promotion committee
    - Undertake marketing research

    - Hold inter-county/cross-border trade fairs

    5
    - County government
    - Development partners