This is a goat market which is held in Baringo between the 15th and the 20th of December every year. It was pioneered and presided over by the late Retired President, His Excellency Hon. Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi in 1980’s till late 1990’s as way of enhancing the benefits that farmers derive from the Livestock sub-sector, which contributes immensely to food security and the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The initiative was revived in 2013 by the County Government. The first day of the 2 (two) day event comprise of an exciting traditional boat race in Lake Baringo followed in the afternoon by cultural exhibitions from various communities and a youth evening bash at Kimalel grounds.
On the second day, visitors are treated to cultural exhibitions, mbuzi choma while thousands of premium Meat Goats sourced from Baringo farmers are sold to buyers at the Kimalel Goat Auction at Kimalel grounds.