Greening Kenya Initiative: 50 million Trees!

10 04 2019 | 17:06

Greening Kenya Initiatives: 50 million Trees to Pave the Way for the Forest Coverage in Kenya

United Nations Environment Programme will tomorrow, 11 April 2019, host a round-table breakfast meeting at the Trademark Hotel, Village Market in Nairobi. The breakfast meeting aims at mobilizing support to implement the “Greening Kenya Initiatives”, that aims to grow and nurture and avail to local communities approximately 50 million trees, as part of the Government’s efforts to rapidly move towards achieving the constitutional target of 10% national forest cover by 2022.

Greening Kenya Initiatives is led by the State Department of Correctional Services of the Ministry of Interior in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, the Ministry of National Youth and Gender affairs, with support from the United Nations Environment Programme.  

Journalists are invited to attend the event and to interact with key speakers:

·       Dr. Fred O. Matiang’i, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government

·       Mr. Keriako Tobiko, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

·       Prof. Margaret Kobia, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs

·       Mr. Siddharth Chartterjee, United Nations Resident Coordinator for Kenya

·       Dr. Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo, Director and Regional Representative for Africa, UN Environment Programme

What: High-Level Round Table Breakfast Meeting 

Who: Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs, United Nations Environment Programme

Where: Trademark Hotel, Village Market, Nairobi

When: 11 April 2019 from 07:30 am – 10:20 am

For more information, please contact:

Mohamed Atani, Head of Communication and Outreach, UN Environment, Africa Office:  - Tel: +254 727531253.





10 Αpril 2019