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Kenyan Govt to use app to monitor tree planting

Speaking on Tuesday, Environment Cabinet Secretary Soipan Tuya stated that the government is set to launch a public mobile application that will track and monitor tree planting activities on the day. “The application is a mobile application, that the ministry has developed to monitor and track the tree-growing activity,” stated Tuya. https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/94506-govt-monitor-kenyans-planting-trees-using-mobile-app?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AK

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  • Kevin

    31 w

    Very good use of IT infrastructure for our environment

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    • Esther Wanjiku

      31 w

      The holiday is a welcome moment for all Kenyans to show patriotism and love for their environment and work in restoring it through planting of trees

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      • Gorffly mokua

        31 w

        Great! This will allow real-time tracking of progress, transparency in reporting, and data-driven decision-making. However, the effectiveness will ultimately depend on couple of issues!!!

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        • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

          31 w

          The introduction of a mobile app to monitor tree planting activities in Kenya is a commendable initiative. This technology will enhance transparency and accountability in the country's tree planting efforts, making it easier for citizens to contribute to environmental conservation. An innovative step towards a greener future. 🌳🇰🇪 #ClimateAction #TreePlantingApp

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          • CHRIS NGATIA

            31 w

            Using technology in the fight of climate crisis is quite a great approach

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            • mercy nduta

              31 w

              Together we can achieve much more benefits to our mother nature.

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              • Joseph Githinji

                31 w

                Great strategy to keep track of this noble task, all of us must understand that it shouldn't be only planting but also growing, meaning taking care of them.

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                • Princess

                  31 w

                  This is a great approach that leverages technology for environmental conservation.

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                  • Rotich Kim

                    31 w

                    The project is good but the cs soipan tuya should also explain to Public how the resources allocated to this program will be spend and how sure that the transperncy and accountability will leaders involved will be ....

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                    • GREEN LIFE FOUNDATION

                      31 w

                      I would like to take a moment to express our deep appreciation and gratitude to the Kenyan government for their visionary decision to mark November 13th as a national holiday dedicated to tree planting activities across our beautiful country. This is a momentous step in our collective efforts to address environmental challenges and promote sustainability. The importance of trees in our ecosystem cannot be overstated. They are not just a source of beauty and shade but also crucial in combating climate change. Trees act as natural carbon sinks, absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and releasing oxygen, which is essential for all life on Earth. With global climate change becoming an increasingly urgent issue, the role of trees in mitigating its effects cannot be underestimated. Kenya has long been a leader in environmental conservation and sustainable practices. From Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement to the successful ban on plastic bags, our nation has shown a commitment to preserving our environment for future generations. By dedicating a day to tree planting, we are further cementing our position as environmental stewards, setting an example for other nations to follow. This holiday is not just about planting trees; it's about fostering a culture of environmental responsibility and civic engagement. It provides an opportunity for every Kenyan to contribute to the betterment of our environment. Whether you are a student, a teacher, a farmer, a government employee, or a business owner, this day invites you to be part of the solution. Every sapling planted is a promise of a greener and more sustainable future. Furthermore, the economic benefits of this initiative should not be overlooked. Trees provide various ecosystem services, from improving soil quality to acting as windbreaks and water catchment areas. As they mature, they can yield timber, fruits, and other valuable resources, contributing to the livelihoods of our citizens. On November 13th, let us come together as a nation, not only to plant trees but to celebrate the unity and commitment that make Kenya a unique and extraordinary country. Let us acknowledge the sacrifices our forebears made in nurturing and protecting our environment. This holiday is not only a day of action but also a day of reflection and appreciation for the natural beauty that surrounds us. We must also recognize the role of individuals, organizations, and communities that have been tirelessly working to protect our environment long before this holiday was established. Their dedication and passion have laid the foundation for this momentous occasion, and we salute their efforts. In conclusion, November 13th, the National Tree Planting Day, is a testament to our government's dedication to preserving our environment, combating climate change, and fostering a culture of environmental responsibility. It is an invitation to all Kenyans to be active participants in shaping our sustainable future. As we embark on this new tradition, let us remember that every tree we plant is not just a symbol of hope but a tangible step towards a greener, cleaner, and more prosperous Kenya. Together, we can make our nation an example of environmental stewardship and sustainability for the world to admire. Thank you, Kenya, for taking this historic step. Let us embrace this day with open hearts and eager hands, as we plant the seeds of a brighter and more sustainable tomorrow. Happy National Tree Planting Day

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