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President Ruto condemns grazing and farming in forests,says he will not allow it

President William Ruto has said his administration will not allow people to graze or cultivate crops in forests. Speaking in Chepseon market in Kericho, the President said the practice is likely to lead to the destruction of forests. “You have heard about climate change. Kenya was almost destroyed by adverse weather conditions just the other year and it was because of environmental degradation,” he said. You want to graze in the forest. What do you want to go to do in forests? I am told those who go to graze in the forest carry an axe along,” Ruto said. The President wondered why people graze in the forests with axes. “I am told that when the cows are grazing, you are busy cutting down trees. We will not allow that to happen,” he said. The issue of farming within forests is a sensitive topic in Kenya. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/realtime/2024-03-15-i-wont-allow-anybody-to-graze-or-farm-in-forests-ruto/

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  • Grace Njeri

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    We value our forests,and protection is the only key.

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    • Saustine Lusanzu

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      We must protect the forest and ensure no one is harming the nature

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      • winnie nguru

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        Standing for what's right! This is good

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        • Saustine Lusanzu

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          @winnie_nguru this is a kind of leadership we need

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        • We Don't Have Time

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          • George Kariuki

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            I applaud President Ruto's stance against grazing and farming in forests. #PreservingForests is crucial for mitigating climate change as they serve as carbon sinks and support biodiversity.

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            • Princess

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              Protecting our forests is crucial for preserving biodiversity and mitigating climate change.

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              • Rashid Kamau

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                Grazing of livestock account for more than half of all deforestation,It is therefore advisable to discourage such practices.

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                • mary Mwihaki

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                  This is a great move the love of our environment grazing of animals and farming can lead to deforestation and animals can cut down trees this should banned completely.

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                  • Saustine Lusanzu

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                    @mary_dosarah Yes normally people cut down trees and hence cause loss of biodiversity

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                  • Elizabeth Gathigia

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                    If those who go to gaze their cattle in the forest carry axes to cut down the trees, I support the grazing to be banned coz their practice will led to deforestation

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                  • Munene Mugambi

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                    It is a move that requires to be exercised with a degree of caution as a lot of dependency exists between these forests and communities. We need to put clear guidelines as we also have wild animals in these forests and we are not getting rid of those either

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                    • Richard S

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                      Hard Hoofed animals were the type of Crap the British broughtcto # Australia

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