Government extends forest logging ban by a year

A man fells a tree inside Mt Kenya Forest on January 16, 2018. The government has extended the ban on logging by one year. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Environment Secretary Keriako Tobiko says the extension of the ban would facilitate the rehabilitation of forests.
  • Mr Tobiko also called for a review on the selection of sawmills permitted to log in public forests.

The government has extended by one year the ban on logging in public forests effective from November 24.

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