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11 Jun
By: Remmy Butia 0


Nandi County Governor signing an MOU with GIZ. The MoU aims to sensitize the community on the need to use clean and alternative energy in their homes.
Speaking at the Governors office, the Country programme manager Anne Ingwe Musungu urged the county government to set aside money for sensitization and training of the residents on importance of clean energy as this will reduce deforestation that is being experienced and see to it that health diseases brought about by air pollution be a thing of the past. She also added that it is time that the uwezo funds given to the youth and women be given also to those those enterpreneurs dealing in solar, hydro, biogas and cooking energy to expand their businesses.
The Governor applauded the initiative being undertaken by the team and promised to work for the good of the community. He opposed the destruction of the forest cover as it affects the environment for both human and animals. He urged the MCAS to put in place proper legislation on environment as this will make it easier for the government to implement and see to it that the residentsare benefitting and improving their livelihoods.
So far 88% of residents in the county are using firewood, 92.5% use kerosene, 1.24% use solar an 0.14% use biogas.

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