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The members of the Court Users Committee in Taita Taveta have taken an initiative at community level to complement the government’s pledge to plant more than 200,000,000 trees to increase the forest cover from the current 7% to 20% by the year 2022 in a bid to conserve and preserve natural resource . The exercise involved all the judges from Voi , Taveta and Wundanyi courts to lead students and environmental stakeholders in Planting Tree at Tsavo West National Park.
Led by Judge Farah Amin , the team rooted more than 300 seedlings aimed at fighting the drought in the region . Amin said planting trees is the only way to protect the country from future nature disaster , she urged the locals to plant more trees be ahead of the drought that is expected to his specific areas of the countries across the country. More than 400 students across the region also participated in the tree planting and conservation classes held at Sarova Taita Hills.
-NTV | Bill Otieno