AFC AT THE NYERI ASK SHOW 2019
The Agricultural Finance Corporation has successfully defended its position as the ‘Best Financial Institution Other than Bank’ at the Central Kenya Agricultural Society of Kenya Show which was held at Kabiruini Grounds in Nyeri from 11th to 14 th September. The Corporation also won honours in the ‘Small Trade Stand- Commercial and Industrial’ Category and in the ‘Theme Interpretation Category (Agricultural Based)’ category where it scooped second and third place respectively. The 2019 Central Kenya ASK show, which ended with much fanfare on Saturday, was themed ‘Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade’. The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri, graced the AFC stand and was impressed by the effort the Corporation has put in and the range of products on offer. The CS also extolled the Corporation for the services it has continued to offer to citizens while at the same time recognizing the need for the Corporation to reach more farmers in order to have a more significant impact A contingent of officers from Marketing, Corporate Communications, Operations and Mount Kenya Region were excited to engage with prospective clients and eager students who thronged the AFC stand throughout the fair. It was especially encouraging to engage with the youth who are increasingly changing their perspective on agriculture and agribusiness. Focus now shifts to Kitale National Show which commences on 18th September 2019.