|dc.description.abstract||This is the EDF imprest account audit of Farming in Tsetse controlled
Areas (FITCA) project, Kenya component, which is part of a regional
program of African Union/Inter African Bureau for animal resources
project funded by the European Union. This is a four year programme
funded from the European Development Fund (EDF) vii under the
financing agreement No. 5682/KE between the commission of the
European Communities and the Republic of Kenya.
The overall objective in Kenya Component of FITCA program is to
improve the welfare of the people in the region through sustainable rural
development. This goal is consistent with the Government of Kenya
(GoK) economic reform framework and in line with the main goal of the
Lome IV Revised Indicative Programme for Kenya. Through FITCA the
project seeks to increase livestock production by improving animal health
by control of trypanosomiasis using simple appropriate methods of tsetse
control involving no sophisticated technologies and through the
education of the livestock keepers in improved nutrition and
management practices. The long-term aim of the project is sustainable
rural development with tsetse control organised and financed by the
This is the fourth work programme and cost estimate covering the period
from 1/2/2003 to 31/12/2003.
The budget was revised on 16/12/2003 under addendum I transferring
Kshs. 3,000,000/- from budget line 2.4 to budget line 2.5 Kshs.
550,400/- and budget line 4.2 Kshs. 2,449,600/-.
During the period the commission of the European Communities
disbursed Kshs. 11,999,677/ -. Bank interest received was Kshs.