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ENABLING CLIMATE COMPATIBLE INTERVENTIONS
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A depleted hill top in Makueni County- Forests help stabililize the climate by regulating ecosystems and play an intergral part in the carbon cycle. The current trend of weather patterns where most counties are experiencing an increase in temperature and a decline in rainfall is threatening agricultural practices. This has caused reduction in food supply
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STAFF SENT HOME OVER FOREST DESTRUCTION
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Wanton destruction- CS, Mr. Keriako Tobiko, with Mbooni MP, Hon. Kivaso and the CCF,Mr. Kamau, pointing at a tree trump that was left by loggers at the Kivale forest. Four Kenya Forest Service (KFS) officers attached to Mbooni conservancy, Makueni County have been interdicted for allegedly abetting and aiding illegal logging and charcoal burning in
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Government determined to attain 10% forest cover
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PS Ali Ibrahim(R) with his counterparts Prof. Fred Sigor,Dr. Chris Kiptoo and Harry Kimutai. The Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment and Forestry Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed has said that the government will in the next four years distribute two billion tree seedlings to farmers countrywide.  The  PS said that the seeds will be distributed through various
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Environment Cabinet Secretary interdicts four officers over illegal logging
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Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Environment and Forestry Mr. Keriako Tobiko listens to Alex Lemakoko Commander in Charge of KFS rangers during a tour of the Kivale forest in Mbooni sub county following complaints of illegal logging. Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko last week interdicted four Kenya Forest Service (KFS) officers in Makueni
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County Government and NGO unveil new eco- friendly toilet technology for primary schools in rural areas
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Some of the eco-toilets built by Green Belt Movement at Rongai grounds. The environment conservation advocate says the toilets are useful in conserving the environment. The Green Belt Movement is investing in a new ecofriendly toilet technology that replaces the traditional pit latrines in a bid to increase access to sanitation facilities in schools within rural areas
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INDUSTRIALIZED NATIONS SHOULD BE COMPELLED TO PAY FOR POLLUTING THE ENVIRONMENT
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CS Tobiko addressing the parcicipants during thy workshop Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has called on disadvantaged African countries to develop a common position in the upcoming 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to seek  favorable policy and funding to mitigate effects of climate change. The CS
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OBSERVE POLLUTER PAY PRINCIPAL CS TOBIKO URGES
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CS Keriako Tobiko Adressing the participants duning the workshop. Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has called on industrialized nations to help pollution hit countries cope with the catastrophe as stipulated in the polluter pays principal. “The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is very clear that countries that pollute the most
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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVEN-DAY PERIOD VALID 16THTO 22ND JULY, 2019
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Significant rainfall was reported over the Lake Victoria Basin, and South Rift Valley,Highlands West the Central Rift Valleyand the Coast,as depicted inFigure 1. The Central Highlandsreceived light rainfall. The Northeast, the Northwest and the Southeast Lowlands remained mainly dry.A comparison between the previous seven days (1st to 7th July, 2019)with the period under review(8th to
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ALARM OVER PLASTIC BOTTLES IN L. NAKURU
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Single use plastic bottles and containers clogging a stream at a section where River Njoro drains into Lake Nakuru. Conservationists have raised the red flag over the increased discharge of single use plastic bottles into Lake Nakuru, that is threatening its eco-system.   Lake Nakuru National Park Senior Warden Catherine Wambani says, at least 30
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APPLICATION FOR SOLAR WATER HEATING AND SOLAR PV TRAINING COURSES
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The Solar Water Heating (SWH) and Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Systems Regulations gazetted by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) in 2012 require that technicians and contractors designing and installing solar PV and solar water heating systems be licensed by ERC. To be licensed, technicians and contractors should have undertaken the relevant training. Additionally, vendors and manufacturers
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