Monday, December 6, 2021

The 2018 short rainfall season is here with us and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in partnership with Ministry of Education is coordinating tree planting campaign through build-up activities which will culminate in the national tree planting season launch. The theme for the tree planting season is, “Panda Miti, Boresha Maisha”.

The build-up tree planting activities will be conducted in Bungoma, Kakamega, Vihiga, Kisumu, Siaya, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira for the Western region of Kenya; while the build-up activities for the Eastern region whose main tree planting season is the short rains, will be done in the following 14 counties: Kitui, Narok, Tana River, Embu, Kajiado, Garissa, Tharaka Nithi, Makueni, Wajir, Meru, Machakos, Mandera, Isiolo and Marsabit.

The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF) has constituted national teams from among its departments and Semi Autonomous Government Agencies which will move to the identified counties and link-up with County-level tree planting committees led by County Commissioners and Kenya Forest Service officers, County Governments and the other National Government officers in the counties to create synergies and to sensitise Kenyans on the need to undertake tree growing by taking advantage of the short rains…………read more


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