Karibu sana! Welcome to the North Rift Dialogue on Land and Security in Baringo County, Kenya!
About Baringo County:
Baringo County is truly the land of a thousand views located in the ululating hills of the expanded Rift Valley with vast terrains of valleys and escarpments. It is in the heart of the former Rift Valley Province with 6 Constituencies including, Baringo Central, Baringo South, Eldama Ravine, Mogotio, Tiaty and Baringo North. Kabarnet is the administrative capital of the county.
Baringo County is located in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya, it borders the following Counties; Turkana to the North and North East, Samburu and Laikipia to the East, Nakuru to the South, Kericho and Uasin Gishu to the South West, Elgeyo Marakwet to the West, and West Pokot to the North West.
- Area (Km2): 11,015 Km2
- Climate/Weather: Temperatures range from a minimum of 10 °C to a maximum of 35.0 °C in different parts of the county.
- The rainfall varies from 1,000 to 1,500mm in the highlands to 600mm per annum in the lowlands.
- Road Network: Bitumen Surface (269.0 Km), Gravel Surface (387.4 Km), Earth Surface (1,517.3 Km).
- Key National Monument(s): Lake Bogoria’s Geysers and Hotsprings, The Equator Crossing at Mogotio.
Baringo is a melting pot of cultures. The many communities including the Pokot, Ilchamus, Tugen and a host of other Kenyan communities that have found a home in Baringo County is what makes Baringo the ideal definition of social and cultural diversity.
The major farming activities include dairy farming and growing of maize, groundnuts, cotton and coffee. The remainder of the county is mainly rangelands with the rearing of goats, sheep, cattle and camels and bee keeping forming the major livestock activities.
There are limited spaces available at the North Rift Dialogue on Land and Security. Please register here in order to reserve a space for participating in the conference.
Please note the following costs for participation, to be paid upon arrival:
> Subscription fee US$50/KES 5,000 per registration
> Accommodation @ US$100/KES 10,000 per night
We thank you in advance for ensuring that your dues are cleared effectively.
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