The County Government of Kisumu has committed to plant 40 million tree seedlings to help achieve the national afforestation agenda of planting at least 2 billion trees by 2022. In partnership with the National Government and several other state and non- state actors, the PS for Environment and Forestry Dr. Chris Kiptoo alongside Kisumu Governor
Established Tree nursery at Pap Kadundo Biotechnology center in Seme Sub-county ( Picture by David Wadulo) The Kisumu county government recognizes the increased threat of extreme weather and how climate change impacts on the county’s economic and social development.Just like other parts of the country, Kisumu is facing the vagaries of weather, brought about by Climate
The County Government of Kisumu in partnership with the National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority this afternoon held a Leaders Consultative Forum with the County leadership ahead of the construction of the Koru – Soin dam. The discussions were geared towards providing a better roadmap for the successful implementation of the Ksh. 25 billion project.
Kisumu Deputy Governor Dr. Mathew Owili this morning received a delegation from the National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority on behalf of the Governor who were in the county to brief the County Leadership on the progress and the roadmap of the implementation of the much-awaited Koru – Soin Multipurpose Dam. Led by the Authority
Sand harvesting and murram excavation has today been banned in Kanyakwar, along the roads, electricity poles and pipelines as Sand harvesters will now be required to secure licenses and operate within the designated areas sited by the environmental sub –committee. In addition, sand transporters will be required to apply for temporary or annual permit