Kenya to plant a ‘green dress’ the size of Costa Rica

Kenya aims to restore trees and vegetation across almost nine percent of its land mass by 2030, the government said on Thursday, in a bold initiative to combat climate change, poverty and hunger. The 5.1 million hectares of deforested and degraded land targeted for landscape and forest restoration is equivalent in size to Costa Rica in Central America. “This program provides the most coherent and systematic effort to restore degraded forests and other landscapes,” Kenya’s…

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Kenya to plant a ‘green dress’ the size of Costa Rica

Kenya aims to restore trees and vegetation across almost nine percent of its land mass by 2030, the government said on Thursday, in a bold initiative to combat climate change, poverty and hunger. The 5.1 million hectares of deforested and degraded land targeted for landscape and forest restoration is equivalent in size to Costa Rica in Central America. “This program provides the most coherent and systematic effort to restore degraded forests and other landscapes,” Kenya’s…

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