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Kenya Embraces Green Future: Nationwide Tree Planting Initiative Unites Communities

In an unprecedented environmental initiative, Kenya has launched a nationwide tree planting campaign, aiming to plant 100 million trees to combat climate change. Environment Minister Soipan Tuya has galvanized the entire nation, urging every Kenyan to plant at least two seedlings. This groundbreaking effort, led by President William Ruto and various officials, saw participation from diverse groups across the country, including students, soldiers, and local residents. The initiative also leverages technology with the Jaza Miti app, enabling efficient monitoring and guidance on planting appropriate species. Despite facing challenges like ongoing heavy rains and concerns over illegal logging, the initiative has been broadly welcomed. It stands as a testament to Kenya's commitment to environmental stewardship and a sustainable future, aiming to plant 500 million trees by year's end. The government's provision of 150 million seedlings at forest agency centers exemplifies this commitment, offering a beacon of hope for environmental recovery and climate action.

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