Desertification And DroughtDay

The World DesertificationAndDroughtDay was marked in Korolle Oasis in Chalbi Desert, Marsabit County. Communities that depend on the springs and leaders reiterated their commitment to protect and conserve the critical water resource which people and their livestock rely on.

“It is a big challenge to plant trees in ASAL areas. What we have been sensitizing people on is to do local seed collection. The native species like acacia do very well here.”

Dr Mamo B. Mamo, Director General NEMA

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