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Kenya President Ruto attends CS Tuya thanksgiving service

Kenya: Kenya Forest President William Ruto yesterday attended a thanks giving service for Cabinet Secretary For Environment, Climate Change and Forestry Soipan Tuya upon her appointment as the first Maasai woman to the Cabinet at her home in Leshuta, Narok County.

Kenya Forest Service launches Management Plan

Kenya: Kenya Forest Service and ILMAMUSI Community Forest Association (CFA) have today launched the reviewed Mukogodo Forest Participatory Forest Management Plan (PFMP) and signed the Forest Management Agreement (FMA) for the Mukokodo Forest at a colourful ceremony at Lokusero Secondary School in Mukokodo Forest, Laikipia North constituency in Laikipia County in an exercise presided over by the area MP Sara Korere.

Friends of Karura meets with Kenyan forestry officials to showcase achievements

Kenya: Yesterday, Friends of Karura (FKF), Community Forest Association met with the KFS Board Chairman, Mr Job Chirchir and the Ag—Chief Conservator of Forests, Mr Alex Lemarkoko. Led by the CFA Chairperson, Dr Winnie Kiiru, the FKF gave a brief synopsis of their inception in 2009 up to the present and outlined their achievements.

Kenya: PCEA Church to plant 15 billion tress by 2032 under Tree Planting Drive

Kenya: Today, the PS Forestry, Mr Ephantus Kimotho, presided over the launch of a tree planting drive by the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) Tumu Tumu parish, Nyeri County. The PCEA Church targets to plant 10 million trees within its various churches to contribute to the national target of growing 15 billion trees by 2032.

KFS Management briefed on forest certification progress by FSC

Kenya: Yesterday, the Kenya Forest Service Senior Management Team was taken through a sensitization meeting on the progress in forest certification by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).