Forest for the Trees - Kenya Extends Logging Cut Off Date
The current ban was imposed in 2018 following a public outcry on excessive logging in public forests and it was supposed to end on November 24, 2019. Kenya is currently experiencing water deficit annually and this has been attributed to an alarming rate at which forest cover has been diminishing due to logging in the past.
Kenya's ban on logging in 2017 has seen charcoal traders flock to Uganda, which is now putting a strain on the country's dwindling forest cover. Conservationists have warned that ... Read more »
The government has imposed a three-month ban on logging following a public outcry over the legally protected activity within state forests. Deputy President William Ruto has said ... Read more »
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