The Interim National Standard launched in Kenya

The Interim National Standard (INS), which aims to protect forests, has been launched in Kenya. Speaking at the launch held at Amani Gardens, Karura Forest, the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, noted that deforestation has been recognized as one of the greatest contributors to climate change through the release of carbon into the […]

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Government to partner with Counties to conserve forests

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry has mooted a partnership with county governments in an effort to conserve water towers and increase forest cover. The Ministry’s Principal Secretary (PS), Chris Kiptoo, said the partnership will enable the attainment of 10 per cent forest cover in the country within one year. Speaking when he commissioned tree planting at Gatare […]

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