Government to upgrade Embu dams

The government has begun rehabilitating three dams in Mbeere as it seeks to boost food production through irrigation farming.

Speaking when he commissioned the rehabilitation of Kerwa Dam in Mbeere South, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri, , said the repairs would cost Ksh16 million.

The dams will have a combined capacity of 100,000 cubic metres of water and will provide water for farming to 450 families.