Monday, December 6, 2021

Environment andEnvironment and Forest Principal Secretary Dr. Chris Kiptoo and Kenya Forest Services (KFS) Chairman Mr.Peter Kinyua led the Evergreening Global Alliance in a tree planting activity at Kipeto, Kajiado County.

PS Kiptoo lauded the partnership between KFS and Evergreening Alliance that has mobilized 120,000 tree seedlings donated by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals towards the 2 billion tree growing campaign.

Further Dr. Kiptoo appreciated AstraZeneca for donating the seedlings to support the resilience of Kajiado County’ effort towards mitigating effect of climate change, calling for more partnerships to aid the Ministry’s 2 billion tree growing campaign and hence increase forest cover by at least 10% by 2022.

The AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals was represented by County President Africa Cluster Ms Barbara Nei while EverGreening Global Alliance was represented by Dr. Kenneth Namunje. The Kajiado West MP Hon. George Sunkuyia also attended the function.

 

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