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FAQs

1. What does LBDA do?

LBDA deals with Integrated multi-sectoral basin based development projects.

2. What is the Physical address of LBDA?

Locate at Kanyakwar off Kisumu-Kakamega road. Click to get direction (map)

3. Are there any products that LBDA produce or sponsor?
LBDA supports farmers in improving their produce and also engage in production of Dairy breeds, poultry, Fish etc

4. Which Ministry does LBDA operate under?
LBDA Operates under the Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State Department of Planning & Statistics.

5. What is LBDA?
The Lake Basin Development Authority (LBDA) is an Agency, under the Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State Department of Planning & Statistics.   It was established by an act of parliament (Cap 442) on the 31st of August 1979 to provide an avenue for a quicker, more meaningful and co-coordinated development in the Kenyan portion of the Lake Victoria Basin. The Act empowers the Authority to undertake overall integrated planning, co-ordination and implementation of programs in the basin through mobilization of resources and assets in pursuit of improving livelihoods and development in the region.

6. What is LBDA’S VISION?
Our vision
To be an authority in integrated socio-economic development in the Region

Mission Statement
‘To foster integrated socio-economic programs through optimum utilization of resources using appropriate technology and innovations for improved livelihoods of the communities within the Lake Basin Region’

7. What is the MANDATE of LBDA?
The mandate of the Authority in the region includes:
i.    Integrated sustainable development planning
ii.    Implementation of Integrated sustainable development programs and projects
iii.   Co-ordination of Integrated sustainable development programs and activities
iv.   Promotion of Integrated sustainable management and conservation of natural resources
v.   Monitoring & evaluation of integrated sustainable development projects and programs

8.  What are the FUNCTIONS of LBDA?
Our business activities are targeted at safeguarding quality of life for present and future generations  within the regions where we operate.
LBDA is to among others:

  • Undertake integrated planning services through continuous resource mapping for development of the Region
  • Improve the region’s land, water and environment for economic development infrastructure by promoting value addition on the natural resources
  • Create and provide market of the products and services within and beyond the region
  • Undertake initiatives for technology transfer within the Region for development.

9. What kind of PROGRAMMES and PROJECTS do you UNDERTAKE?
a)   Promotion of Investment opportunities
      Hydro-Electric Power Generation (Magwagwa Multipurpose Project; Nandi Forest dam Multipurpose Project; Kuja river multipurpose project; Teremi, Webuye Hydropower and Other Mini HEP Projects)
b)   Promotion of Commercial Agricultural and Livestock production
-    integrated rice production & milling services
-    Fisheries Products and outreach services
-    Fruit tree seedling and Agro-forestry outreach services
c)  Water Resources Development and Consultancy Services
-    Integrated Planning Services
-    Integrated Water resources development projects and programmes
-    Technology transfer Services
d)  Technical Advisory Consultancy Services
-    Promotion of Integrated production of improved building materials
-    Machinery Hire services
-    Technology Transfer Services
e)  Documentation and Informatics Services

10. What is LBDA's area of COVERAGE?

The Authority’s area of jurisdiction covers a land area of approximately 39,000-km2 exclusive of a Lake area of about 4,000-km2. The region covers 18 counties (former Nyanza and Western Provinces as well as parts of the Rift Valley Province) with an estimated population of over 14 million people. Click here LBDA jurisdiction.

11. Where are the LBDA offices and how can you be CONTACTED?
While the Headquarters is based in Kisumu, LBDA has Seven (7) Regional Offices strategically located to offer Public Services closer to the communities that we serve. The contacts and location of the offices are;

Our Contacts

HEADQUARTERS
THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
LAKE BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
P.O BOX 1516-40100
KISUMU, KENYA
TEL: 020-2023414
FAX: 020-2023422
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Complaints Lines: 0731482388 or 0790493456

REGIONAL OFFICES:
Lower Nzoia-: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. : 020-2611261; 020-2611262-Bungoma
Kuja Migori- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. : 0701791670-Kerina
Upper Nzoia- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. : 054-30387- Kitale
Kibuon Tende- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :0708244823; 0731725843-Homabay
Lakeshore- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. : -Kisumu
Sondu Miriu- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :  0702931736-Litein
Yala Nyando- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. : 0710230742-Nandi Hills

 

 

LBDA Mall - Ready for Occupation

CS National The national Treasury, Mr. Henry K. Rotich on a visit to Lake Basin Shopping Mall. Accompanied by LBDA Chairman, Hon Raphael Tuju, the Ag. MD. Dr. E.A Atera along with other guests - 23-9-2016  CS National The national Treasury, Mr. Henry K. Rotich on a visit to Lake Basin Shopping Mall. Accompanied by LBDA Chairman, Hon Raphael Tuju, the Ag. MD. Dr. E.A Atera along with other guests - 23-9-2016

Lake Basin Shopping Mall is ready for occupation

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