Monday, December 6, 2021
NEMA DG Mamo B Mamo joins Korogocho residents to celebrate Earth Day 2021 . The DG was representing CS Tobiko in the event.

NEMA DG Mamo B Mamo joins Korogocho residents to celebrate Earth Day 2021 . The DG was representing CS Tobiko in the event.

Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has said the government will re-incentivize action that build back better green spaces through greening initiatives across the country as part of its strategy to attain and maintain the 10% tree cover target by 2022.

The CS said Kenyans need to leverage our collective responsibility towards restoring our earth through nature based solution such as reforestation, pollution control, land degradation neutrality , regenerative agriculture  innovation and adaptive technologies .

In his speech read on his behalf by Nema Kenya Director General Mamo B. Mamo , during the mark of World Earth Day ,CS Tobiko raised concerns that there is destruction of nature, and called for transformation of human/nature relationship  to secure a sustainable future and prevent future pandemics.

“This is an annual event  to support  environmental protection  and provide an opportunity  to educate people  and accelerate  awareness/ actions  to planet earth conservation and protection”, Said the CS in his speech.

The CS said this year’s theme ‘Restore Our Earth’, serves as a clarion reminder that  its individual responsibility for all to  preserve natural resources  and ecosystems and that It also draws attention and need for urgent action to the pressing planetary crisis facing the earth today.

“Today we are holding this commemoration as the world is still reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic and the global crisis of biodiversity loss, climate change and pollutio,” said Tobiko.

Youths from Kombo green group in Korogocho and NEMA DG Mamo B Mamo display poster to raise awareness on protection of the earth  during the Earth Day  celebrations held in Korogocho Nairobi County.

Youths from Kombo green group in Korogocho and NEMA DG Mamo B Mamo display poster to raise awareness on protection of the earth during the Earth Day celebrations held in Korogocho Nairobi County.

The CS said as a result of our reckless actions the Nature is bleeding leading to serious consequences on human wellbeing, economic loses and degradation/ loss habitats and decline in ecosystem goods and services.

 

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