BACKGROUND
West Pokot County is situated in the north rift along Kenya’s Western boundary with Uganda border. It borders Turkana County to the North and North East, Trans Nzoia County to the South, Elgeyo Marakwet County and Baringo County to the South East and east respectively. The County lies within Longitudes 340 47’and 350 49’East and Latitude 10 and 20 North. The County covers an area of approximately 9,169.4 km2 .. It is a cross border county and belongs to Karamonjong’ cluster. The county experience great variations in temperature.

West Pokot County is one of the 14 counties implementing the Kenya World Bank funded Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project. The county was targeted because of it is a cross border county with Uganda and it is grouped into Karamonjong’ cluster as per the project document.It is also Vulnerabe to recurrent droughts, has Trans-boundary livestock trade routes/ Trans-boundary Resource based Conflicts prone areas and clustering around common issues such as pasture reserve areas.

ACTIVITY IMPLEMENTATION STATUS
CAPITAL INVESTMENT STATUS

Capital Investment Status

No. Livestock corridor Type of investment Capacities Implementation status.
        CMDRR Feasibility

Study

Screening Safeguard

Studies

Remarks
1 Turkwel-Kasei-Kamketo-Kamla-Uganda Construction of Proposed

Kamla saleyard

Latitude

2.054470

Longitude

35.099159

Surveillance of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases (TAD) Done quarterly

2 surveillance done.

2 Kacheliba-Orolwo-Konyao-Alakas Uganda Pasture and water,

Konyao saleyard

(GPS coordinates

N 01.78882,

E 035.04584

Feasibility study and EIA to be done soon
Karameri water pan

N 01.69878,

E 035.03841.

30,000 m3
Nakwapuo shallow well Konyao

GPS coordinate

N 01.80387o,

E6 03.05552o

3 Kacheliba-Orolwo-Kerita Uganda Cheposebei

Bore hole

36N 721293E, 167785S.

 40m3 per day. Procurement process ongoing
4 Kacheliba –Kanyerus-Uganda Surveillance of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases (TAD Vaccination against TAD to be done starting from November 2016
4 Kishaunet-Cheptuya-Kanyarkwat-Uganga Kanyarkwat Saleyard

Latitude

1.261647

Longitude

34.913761

Survey and registration done
5 Kainuk-Marich-Chepareria-Kishaunet-Kitale Rehabilitation of Kishaunet livestock Saleyard

Latitude

1.280522

Longitude

35.080284

GIS mapping done

Refurbishment of county project offices,

Kapenguria

N/A N/A N/A N/A Complete.
6 Kacheliba-Chepareria- Surveillance of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases (TAD All livestock

Kacheliba and Chepareria markets

N/A N/A N/A N/A
7 Chesegon-Lomut-Sigor-Chepareria Surveillance of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases (TAD All the livestock along the stock routes

Lomut,Sigor and Chepareria markets

N/A N/A N/A N/A
8 Kolowa-Nyangaita-Sigor-Chepareria Kokwokochily Water pan 30,000 m3
Rehabilitation of Lotong’ot water pan
9 Konyao-Orolwo-Kacheliba-Kishaunet-Kitale Rehabilitation of Kishaunet livestock Saleyard

Latitude

1.280522

Longitude

35.080284

Gully control at Orolwo

 

 

Key

  Complete   In progress   Not Carried Out

 

 

 

COUNTY MAP
LIVESTOCK ROUTES

Stock Routes Map

          STOCK ROUTES

    • Chesogon-Lomut-Sigor-Ortum-Chepareria-Kishaunet
    • Kolowa-Sigor-Ortum-Chepareria-Kitale
    • Kainuk-Ortum-Chepareria
    • Turkwel-Kasei-Kamketo-Kamla –Alakas
    • Kamketo-Konyao-Alakas
    • Konyao-Orolwo-Kacheliba-Kishaunet
    • Kacheliba-Chepareria
    • Kacheliba-Kanyerus
    • Kishaunet-Cheptuya-Kanyarkwat
MIGRATORY ROUTES
PROJECT INVESTMENT SITE MAPS