Kenya Forest Service field officers continue to lead tree planting activities in different parts of the country.
In Coast Conservancy, a total of 32,900 seedlings were planted in Tana River County in conjunction with Eden Reforestation Projects, Ozi, Chara and Kilelengwani Community Forest Associations.
In Elgeyo Marakwet County, 2000 seedlings were planted with support from the National Tree Planting Campaign Project with aim to rehabilitate degraded escarpment areas.
Elsewhere, in North Rift Conservancy a total of 2000 seedlings were planted in Uasin Gishu and Nandi Counties.
“These exercises were attended by representatives from Ministry of Education and National Government Administrative Officers while Platinum Credit and Hearts of Green were among the notable participants from the private sector stakeholders,” said KFS.
These exercises also engaged members of the local communities and schools.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.