ASK key in educating farmers – DP

DP. WIlliam Ruto joins dancers during the ongoing Nairobi International Trade-fair.
Deputy President William Ruto has said the Government is working on the improvement of infrastructure around the Agricultural Society of Kenya’s (ASK) Jamhuri Park Showground to make the neighborhood habitable.

He said part of that includes the expansion of Ngong Road to ease traffic, and the construction of a new water pipeline from Kabete through Dagoretti to Jamhuri Park and Kibra.

Speaking during the National International Trade Fair held at Jamhuri Park Showground in Nairobi County on Thursday, Dr Ruto assured ASK of the Government’s support in its development plans.

ASK plays a key role in educating farmers about new technologies that seek to improve agricultural production.

The Deputy President said ASK plays a key role in educating farmers about new technologies that seek to improve agricultural production.

“The use of modern technology will help the country achieve food stability, a pillar in the Government’s Big Four agenda,” he noted.

Dr Ruto asked ASK to continue creating a platform for technology developers to meet with technology users “so that we can drive our agriculture on the basis of technology.”