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CS TOBIKO INAUGURATES NEW SHRINE IN MOUNT KENYA.
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

The Agikuyu Holy Shrine inaugurated  last week by Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko shall be accessed and used free of charge for worship and other spiritual & religious rites by members of the Agikuyu Community on the following terms & conditions. No putting up of structures or settlement No cultivation of crops or
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ADOPT CIRCULAR ECONOMY TO DEAL WITH WASTE
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Residents of Malindi town clean the town during the monthly clean up exercise Environment and Forestry Principal Secretary Dr Ibrahim Mohamed has called on Kenyan to adopt the circular economy model in terms of dealing with waste. “The Ministry has finalized public consultations on development of a Sustainable Waste Management (SWM) Bill and Policy”. The
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NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR ACHIEVING AND MAINTAINING OVER 10% TREE COVER BY 2022
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

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KENYA ENJOYING A CLEANER ENVIRONMENT AFTER PLASTIC BAN
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

CS, Mr. Keriako Tobiko, fielding questions from a K24 TVkl reporter, during the interview. Kenya is on the path to achieving a cleaner environment following the recent ban on plastic carrier bags. Speaking to the media in his office on the milestones achieved after two years of plastic ban, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and
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MANGROVE CONSERVATION CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED.
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Wananchi preparing mangrove tree seedlings for planting at the coastline. Conservationists are alarmed by the loss of mangrove forest cover to illegal cutting of trees in Kwale County. Stakeholders contend that concerted effort is required in halting the illegal logging of mangrove forest for firewood and building materials saying those involved do not realize that indiscriminate
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TOBIKO CALLS FOR PARTNERSHIPS
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Memorable- CS, Mr. Keriako Tobiko, in a memorable group photo with the Maa Ladies Environmental Ambassadors, after the courtesy call. The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry, Mr.Keriako Tobiko, has challenged professionals from the Maa community to form networks and groups, in order to champion for environmental education to their communities. Speaking to a group
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LET’S NOT POLITICIZE MAU FOREST RESTORATION EFFORTS ~ CS TOBIKO
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has said the files for those who grabbed and sold land in the Maasai Mau have been finalized and forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecution for prosecution. The CS said grabbers, who he termed as the ‘original criminals‘ hived about 35,000 acres of land are liable for
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STRATEGY TO INCREASE FOREST COVER
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CS, Mr. Keriako Tobiko, and PS, Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, gesturing, as they address the strategy meeting at the Minstry’s boardroom. Kenyans, including Community Forest Associations (CFA’s) and private institutions, have been called to heed the government clarion call, to plant trees in order to increase the country’s’ forest cover. Addressing a multi-agency meeting for institutions
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New Water Towers Agency Board to Restore Mau.
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CS Keriako Tobiko giving his key note adress during the Inauguration of the KWTA Board. Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has directed the Kenya Water Agency (KWTA) to move immediately into Mau Forest and oversee its protection and rehabilitation. The CS said the Conservation Agency would lead the Country in turning around the
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