The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Adopt Carbon Credit - NGO

People living around the Mau Forest Complex have been urged to adopt the carbon credit project.

A UK carbon credit investment firm, through a local NGO Panda Pata Initiative, aims at encouraging the residents to plant more than 1 billion trees by 2030.

"Once the trees mature, they will be raw materials for producing the carbon which will be harvested," said the NGO's CEO Thiga Ndegwa. "The project will generate more than $100 million (Sh8.75 billion) annually."

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