Nairobi, Kenya – July 24th 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
[Busia County, Kenya, July 24, 2023] – I-Go Africa, a leading agricultural enterprise, proudly participated in the highly anticipated National Irrigation Authority’s Bunyala Field Day Rice Scheme event in Busia County, Kenya, held today on July 24, 2023. The field day, which took place at the esteemed National Irrigation Authority headquarters for the Bunyala rice scheme, provided a platform for agricultural stakeholders to gather and exchange knowledge on the latest advancements in rice cultivation and related products.
The event was graced by the presence of Ephantus Kimotho, the esteemed Permanent Secretary of the State Department for Irrigation, who emphasized the significance of irrigation schemes in enhancing agricultural productivity and food security in Kenya. His presence at the event demonstrated the government’s commitment to promoting sustainable agriculture and supporting initiatives that drive economic growth and prosperity in rural areas.
I-Go Africa, known for its dedication to excellence, sustainable practices, and high-quality agricultural products, made a remarkable impact at the Bunyala Field Day. Showcasing their flagship product, Victoria Grain Rice, the company demonstrated its commitment to promoting Busia County’s agricultural prowess and the region’s potential as a significant player in the rice industry. The Field day witnessed our exceptional rice products that gained attraction and sales especially the Victoria Aromatic Rice.
“We are thrilled to have been a part of the National Irrigation Authority Bunyala Field Day Rice Scheme in Busia County,” said Dr. Hilary Akhaabi, CEO of Indigenous Go Africa Ltd. “This event provided us with an excellent opportunity to connect with farmers, stakeholders, and consumers and showcase our Victoria Grain Rice, which is a true representation of the rich agricultural heritage of Busia County. We are grateful for the support from the State Department for Irrigation and the National Irrigation Authority in fostering sustainable agricultural practices.”
Throughout the field day event, I-Go Africa not only displayed their high-quality Victoria Grain Rice products but also provided vital information and insights into the innovative farming techniques and sustainable practices they employ. The company’s participation was well-received by attendees, who appreciated the opportunity to taste and learn more about the nutritional benefits and exceptional quality of Victoria Grain Rice.
The Bunyala Field Day event served as a significant platform for I-Go Africa to engage with potential customers, partners, and stakeholders interested in collaborating with the company for our Rice products, services and solutions. By showcasing our products and sharing valuable knowledge, I-Go Africa reaffirmed its commitment to empowering local farmers & cooperatives, promoting fair trade practices, and contributing to the economic growth of Busia County.
Dr. Hilary Akhaabi CEO, Indigenous Go Africa Ltd
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About I-Go Africa
I-Go Africa is a leading agricultural enterprise operating in Busia County, Kenya. With a focus on sustainable farming practices and the production of high-quality agricultural products, I-Go Africa strives to contribute to the economic growth and development of the region. The company’s flagship product, Victoria Grain Rice, has garnered acclaim for its superior quality, nutritional value, and ethical sourcing.
About the Bunyala Irrigation Scheme
The Bunyala Irrigation Scheme is a government economic program located in Bujwane, Kenya. The scheme was started in 1964 and is located in Busia and Siaya Counties. The National Irrigation Authority has expanded the scheme to over 3000 acres by opening up previous swampy farms for rice farming. The scheme aims to increase rice production by expanding land under irrigation and increasing yield per unit area.
The Kenyan National Irrigation Authority manages the infrastructure within all rice schemes, including the Bunyala Rice Scheme. For more information: https://irrigation.go.ke/projects/bunyala-irrigation-scheme/ Address: 4335+8MG, Bujwane, Kenya