The County Government of Meru has the vision of being “A Green United Prosperous Model County” and plans to achieve this by facilitating sustainable development and wealth creation in the County through commerce, technological innovations and industrialization that leverages on their skilled human resources, agriculture, wildlife, bio-diversity and cultural heritage.
The County is endowed with abundant natural resources and diverse ecosystems which includes large-scale tracts of forest. Meru’s soils and climatic conditions of Meru County favor the growing of crops such as wheat, potatoes, millet, sorghum and maize. Key cash crops include tea, coffee, bananas and miraa. Groundnuts as well as different varieties of legumes, vegetables and fruits also do well. Residents also practice livestock production, poultry farming, apiculture and aquaculture. More about the county can be read on meru.go.ke.
KCIC is placing a call for applications to enroll women and youth Agribusiness entrepreneurs from Meru, Laikipia, Tharaka Nithi, Nyeri, Kirinyaga and Embu counties into the program. Successful applicants benefit from agribusiness entrepreneurship opportunities available within their localities as well as the other services offered within the BIHs.
Applicants from Meru, Laikipia, Tharaka Nithi, Nyeri, Kirinyaga and Embu counties are invited to apply into the Meru BIH.
Please read and understand the Agribiz Call for Application Program Guidlines. Click here to download and read.
Click here to proceed with the application.
Manual applications are also accepted.
Click here to download and print the application form
Duly filled forms can be dropped at Kaguru ATC
Application deadline is 28th October 2021