Friday, October 23, 2020

119836307_1321187331563594_369447454021680992_nThe Government appreciates the role the Adaptation Fund plays in supporting integrated programmes, aimed at building resilience to climate change and supporting the adaptive capacity of our vulnerable communities to improve their livelihoods.

The Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Hon. Mohammed Elmi has noted that, the Adaptation fund through NEMA, has implemented projects in Kwale.

CAS was speaking during an inspection tour of the Wasini Beach Management project at the Wasini island, Kwale County.The CAS, who was accompanied by the managing director, Coast Dev. Authority, Dr. Mohammed Keinan Hassan and other senior county and Ministry officials, commended the project implementers, the Coast Dev. Authority in collaboration with KWS and KEMFRI, noting that, coral reefs are key in supporting aquatic and marine life and act as breeding sites and habitat for fish.

Earlier, the CAS, who is leading a ministerial team on monitoring and evaluation of Ministry’s projects in the coast region, paid a courtesy call to Kwale Deputy County Commissioner, Mr. Alex Mativo and the NEMA, KMD and KFS offices, where he briefed the officers on the presidential directive on the achievement of the 10% National tree cover, and called on them to embrace teamwork.

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