GREEN TO SEMI-ARID

Rocky hills where a forest once stood and the plan to regrow it

Vihiga is working with partners and the community to rekindle Maragoli forest and boost water supply

In Summary

• Forest thrived before aphids, strong winds struck and the PC allowed tree harvesting

• 200,000 trees will be grown in five years to restore its status as water catchment area

Somewhere at the heart of Vihiga county once stood a lush, green forest with many indigenous trees, some serving as medicine to the community.

Maragoli forest was also rich in wild animals ...

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