Kenya: Kenya Forest Service (KFS) Regional Forest Conservators, Regional Commandants, and County Forest Conservators are taking part in a two-day sensitization workshop on Climate Change and National Strategy for Achieving and Maintaining over 30% Tree Cover by 2032 in Naivasha.
The Ag Chief Conservator of Forests, Alex Lemarkoko, has officially opened the workshop. He urged the staff to showcase team spirit and collective responsibility towards the achievement of 30% tree cover by 2032.
He also urged the field managers to embrace innovative approaches to improve service delivery and also noted that Forest stations which are the basic operating units of the Service, will be strengthened to enhance operations.
George Tarus took participants through presentations on Climate Change and its different aspects of implementation. The field Managers were also taken through the online reporting system for seedlings production.
The participants have also been taken through an Online Reporting System for; Seedlings Production and planting by the ICT department.
Peter Waweru SDCCF, Mr David Chege Ag Commandant, and Ms Charity Munyasya Ag Senior DCCF, among others, were also present at the workshop.
Yesterday before yesterday the Head of the Public Service, Felix Koskei, visited Tana Irrigation Development Project in Tana Delta Sub County. This is one of the several Under the Tana and Athi Rivers Development Project projects.
The Principal Secretary State Department joined the Head of Public Service for ASALs and Regional Devt Dr Idris Dokota, Chairman Board of Directors for TARDA and TARDA MD Mr Liban Roba.
During the visit, the guest of honour planted Ravenala Madagascariensis (Travellers Palm) tree species which is good for aesthetics and Landscaping.