News Categories: Environment

07 Sep
By: Jane Naserian 0



Governor Joseph Ole Lenku has today, on the sidelines of the African Climate Summit in Nairobi, met the IFAW CEO and President Azzedine Downes, and other senior officers of IFAW to continue the discussion on partnership with the county government in conservation, especially in light of the recent development of the President’s directive to have Amboseli managed by the County Government of Kajiado.

In this meeting the Governor highlighted his vision of a better Amboseli now and for generations to come. The President of IFAW gave his solid commitment in support of conservation in line with their vision of having animals and communities living and thriving together.

Read More
07 Sep
By: CGK 0


The county government of Kajiado led by first lady H.E Edna Lenku  has launched an E-App for solid waste collection, papers,batteries and Electronics for Taka Taka Ni Mali at St.Monica Catholic Church,Kitengela .

She was accompanied by Dr. James Sankale -Chief Officer Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change,James Larmoi -Deputy Director Taka Ni Mali and other county officials.

This will run an environmentally friendly operation which will change the livelihoods and improve the environment.

Our transformation to change our waste to wealth is bearing fruits through the Hub and other counties are bench-marking with us.

We urge everyone to participate and partner with us to make our environment clean.

Grateful to our  partners led by Catholic Church, UNDP, Takataka Solutions and  Wee Center for better,safe  and suitable  environment.

Read More
07 Apr
By: CGK 0


As a continuous process of keeping the environment clean, the County is keen in making its urban centres business friendly by being free of garbage.

The mountain that was at the Ngong dumpsite is now gone to pave way for the public recreation park

Stakeholders have been re-directed from the Ngong Dumpsite to an alternative site. The county government has also acquired a ultra-modern garbage collection truck specifically for our major urban centres.

Let’s all strive to keeping Kajiado Clean. It begins with you and me.


Read More
24 Sep
By: CGK 0


H.E the Governor launched the Kajiado County Renewable Energy Atlas, a one stop information platform that maps out areas for potential investment in renewable energy.

Alternative and environmental friendly sources of energy is the next big area of investment and job creation in this era of Climate Change.

“We have opened up our County to investors in renewable energy with concrete information on existing and potential solar energy sites, Biomass sites among others. I pass my gratitude to our partners, Arid Lands Information Network ( ALIN) and HIVOS for their input.

Let us all protect our environment to safeguard our existence” the Governor said.


Kajiado County Renewable Energy Atlas

Read More
23 Sep
By: CGK 0


The County Government of Kajiado, Department of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change partnered with Green Africa Foundation (GAF), Ewaso Ngiro South Development Authority(ENSDA), Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) , Compact Poles, kazi mtaani and media fraternity in plant your age (tree planting) initiative campaign held at Nkaimurunya Ward in Ongata Rongai.

Read More
08 May
By: CGK 0


H.E the Governor welcomed the First Lady of Kenya H.E Margret Kenyatta to a tree planting exercise at Kibiko Forest organized by the Ministry Of Defense.

Our County is commitment towards the increment of forest cover and supporting the conservation efforts of the Ministry of Environment.

Over a month ago H.E the Governor launched the School tree growing exercise duped “Adopt A Tree” through the County department of Environment to contribute towards the achievement of a 10% Forest Cover in Kajiado County and in keeping with our responsibilities under the Constitution.

Following an initiative by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, to adopt forests for restoration, KDF has adopted Kibiko forest, Ngong Hills, Thogoto, Oloolua, and Mareba wetlands. The County Government takes this opportunity to escalate its re- afforestation program.

This will entail including the communities around these forests to provide them with economic benefits while at the same time ensuring that millions of trees will fight the effects of climate change.

(L-R)second left Honorable Rachael Omamo(Cabinet Secretary in-charge of defense),H.E Margaret Kenyatta(First lady-Kenya),Honorable Keriako Tobiko(Cabinet Secretary incharge of environment),H.E Joseph ole Lenku and Kajiado First lady Edna Lenku during the recent past tree plantation exercise in Kibiko forest.

Read More