Kenneth Kakuru forest conservation celebrates Environment Day

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Kenneth Kakuru forest conservation celebrates Environment Day
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ENTEBBE | The Kenneth Kakuru Afforestation and Reforestation Initiative (KKARI) joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Environment Day at Explore Ranch in Entebbe.

The initiative in partnership with other climate activists celebrated the day through planting over 400 deferent tree species aimed at the restoring Uganda's ecosystems, conserving biodiversity, protecting livelihoods, and accelerating sustainable development.

According to the KKARI’s founder, Rose Ikiriza Kakuru , this was done in commemoration of the life of the late Justice Kenneth Kakuru a renown environmental activist who passed in March last year.

“Late Justice Kakuru was passionate about fighting for environment and climate rights , there’s no way we can leave his legacy to perish ;this is the only way we pay him back” Rose explained.

The occasion was celebrated under the theme, "Accelerating Land Restoration, Drought Resilience, and

Desertification Progress".

Blue Cranes communications officer Rita Lourdes Kamukama emphasised the partnership with the initiative is aimed at impacting environmental sustainability inform afforestation, among other related sustainable solutions.

The initiative partnered with various organizations including Vivo energy, Green Lens, green watch, explore ranch among others.

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