Wednesday, September 19, 2018

19/09/2016

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In recognition of its spectacular migration of wildebeest from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the 10th Sectoral Council of Ministers for Lake Victoria Basin met in Kigali Rwanda and declared every 15th September, to be Mara Day.

This year’s Mara day was marked in Bomet town, Bomet County, with Communities living along the Mara River ecosystem on both sides of Kenya and Tanzania  been called upon to conserve its catchment by adopting and embracing climate change strategies like bee keeping, establishment of tree nurseries and use of energy saving stoves, in order to ensure the river’s sustainability.

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, which was among the various exhibitors during the event, attracted very many residents seeking information on the best environmental practices.

The Chief guest during the event, that was also attended by the Chairman of the Council of Governor’s who is also the Meru Governor Mr. Peter Munya,  Narok Governor Mr. Samuel Tunai and the host Governor, Mr. Isaac Rutto, was the Water Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, while the Director of Programmes and Projects in the State Department of Environment, Agnes Yobteric, represented the PS, Mr. Charles Sunkuli.

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