TREE PLANTING.

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BY PHILIP OSEWE.

The director of YEBO AFRICA  A Non- Governmental organization asked leaders from  homabay county to give tree planting priority in their development programs to assist increase forest cover from 2.6 percent to the national expected percentage of 10.

Speaking at Kamwala primary school in Karachuonyo constituency Mr Gaya  urged members of the community not to graze their livestock in areas where trees have been planted and asked chiefs and assistant chiefs to be on the look out and arrest anybody found destroying the trees.

He  noted that the decrease in the  forest cover if allowed to continue in the region will lead to the desiltation of lake Victoria which is the main source of income  to the majority of the residents .

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