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Kenya’s First National Tree Planting Day: A Nationwide Effort to Fight Deforestation

“When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and hope,” reflected Wangari Maathai, Kenya’s esteemed environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her words capture the essence of the country’s recent commitment to environmental revitalization. On November 13, 2023, a landmark moment in Kenya’s environmental journey unfolded. The government declared the country’s first National ...

Nathan Machoka

Two Kenyan boys planting a tree.