Category Archives: Forestation

Increasing Carbon Sink through tree planting

On Saturday 25thJuly 2020, members of the Green Leaf Foundation led by the organization’s CEO Oluoch Dan Owino, conducted a tree planting exercise at Isinya Health Centre, Kajiado County. This activity was an initiative in line with Article 69 (1b) of the Kenya Constitution that stipulates the need to increase tree cover by 10%.The Green

Effects of Eucalyptus on Soil, Bio-diversity and Water sources

According to Oballa et al (2010), Eucalyptus has adverse effects on soil fertility, biodiversity and water sources, and therefore the dried-up spring in Jera area could be because of eucalyptus plantation adjacent to it

Benefits of Forestation

There is great evidence of how trees are pivotal to livelihoods across the world. Some of their benefits are: Absorption of harmful pollutants through their leaves and bark as they release the oxygen in return. Essentially, they act as carbon sinks by absorbing carbon dioxide and reducing the impact of climate change. Trees are important

Increasing Carbon Sink through Eco-Schools and Institutional Approach

According to the Kenya Forest Service, from the recent survey report, Kenya’s forest cover currently stands at 7.2 percent. This is contrary to the constitutional requirement of a minimum of 10 percent forest cover. The constitutional threshold corresponds to the ratified Paris Agreement that requires countries to adapt and mitigate climate change through climate actions