Uncategorized

WORLD BANK LAUDED FOR SUPPORT LVEMP III.
Image May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

The PS, Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, stressing a point during the courtesy call by the World Bank’s Helene Rex, as Mr. Ben Miranga from World Bank and Ms. Agnes Yobterik listen keenly. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, has expressed the Kenya Government’s appreciation to the World Bank, for
Details

NEMA arrests scores of traders flouting environmental regulations
Image May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Scores of Kitui traders selling and using banned plastic bags and businesses violating effluent discharge regulations were on Wednesday arrested during a crackdown by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) enforcement officers.  Speaking after the sting operation carried out in various Kitui Town business premises, markets, petrol stations, hotels and other enterprises, Kitui NEMA Coordinator Godfrey
Details

NEMA CRACKDOWN NETS TENS OF ENVIRONMETAL OFFENDERS
Image May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Nyei County NEMA Director Nancy Mui holding up Githeri packed in a banned plastic paper bag at Mweiga Trading Centre in Kieni Constituency. Over 15 individuals have been arrested in Nyeri by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), for flouting various environmental regulations including use of banned plastic bags and inappropriate effluent discharge. The offenders
Details

WEATHER REVIEW FOR THE LAST SEVEN DAYS (1ST TO 7THJULY, 2019)
Image May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Significant rainfall was reported over the Highlands West and the Central Rift Valley,as depicted inFigure 1. The Lake Victoria Basin, and South Rift Valley, the Central Highlandsand the Coast received light to moderate rainfall. The Northeast, the Northwest and the Southeast Lowlands remained mainly dry.A comparison between the previous seven days (24th to 30th June,
Details

COUNTY PASSES WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT 
Image May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Environmental inspectors ensuring compliance to solid waste and water disposal regulations. Factories and industries in Uasin Gishu County contravening the solid waste disposal and management Act by discharging raw waste to water ways will be prosecuted. This follows the approval of a motion by the Uasin Gishu County Assembly asking the County Government, through the
Details

MAKE A DELIBERATE CHOICE TO SUCCEED – CS TOBIKO URGES
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Students of Kanyakine high school during the tree planting exercise where more than 1500 tree seedlings were planted (1) Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has challenged students of Kanyakine High school in Meru county to ensure the school regained its lost academic glory. “Kanyakine High School was the Alliance High school of Eastern
Details

NURTURE A NUMBER OF TREES BEFORE GRADUATING CS URGES STUDENTS
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

CS Keriako Tobiko giving his key note adress at the Meru University of Science and Technology. Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has called on Meru University of Science and Technology students to  plant, adopt and nurture five trees each before they graduate from the institution. This is in line with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s
Details

MAKE MERU GREAT GOVERNOR MURUNGI URGES CS TOBIKO
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko plants Vitex Keniensis (Meru Oak) at Kanyakine High School he is flanked by Meru Governor Hon Kiraitu Murungi among other leaders Meru GovernorKiraituMurungihas said his government is keen to achieve 40% forest cover by 2040. The ambitious plan he said will be achieved through concerted efforts from all
Details

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVEN-DAY PERIOD VALID 2nd TO 8th JULY, 2019
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Significant rainfall was reported over the Lake Victoria Basin, the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, and the Central and South Rift Valley,as depicted inFigure 1. The Central Highlands, the Coast and the Northwest received light to moderate rainfall. The Northeast and the Southeast Lowlands remained mainly dry.A comparison between the previous seven days (17th
Details

BUILD CLIMATE RESILIENCE OF THE URBAN POOR– CS TOBIKO URGES
May 10, 2016 Environment Updates

Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has called for Building Climate Resilience for the urban poor who are the most affected by climate change. The CS says building of climate resilience will help those affected to connect their own adaptation efforts with mapping and validation. In a speech read on his behalf by Environment
Details