|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2019|
...This Vihiga County Environment Policy 2019 gives a framework for addressing environmental issues in the County. It gives introduction to the natural and built up environments, and the state of the environment in the context of dealing with:
(a)Loss of biodiversity.
(b)Implementation of land policy.
(c)Valuation of environmental and natural resource.
(d)Reclamation, rehabilitation, and restoration of degraded landscapes.
(e)Urbanization and waste management.
(g)Climate change and disaster management.
(h)Concessions and incentives.
(i)Valuation of environmental and natural resources.
(k)Climate change and disaster management.
(l)Conservation of shared natural resources.
(m)Invasive and alien species.
(o)Data and information.
(q)Weak enforcement of laws and regulations.
(r)Integrated approach to development.
3from the National Bamboo Policy while ensuring legislation and regulations for the management of Eucalyptus tree species with regard to banning its growing from riparian and fragile ecosystems. In order to meet the vision and mission of the Department of Environment, Water, Energy and Natural Resources, and in realizing and appreciating the value of ensuring the health of the natural and built up environments, the citizens of Vihiga County must join all forms of initiatives for robust environmental management. For instance mass action in averting the disaster that is facing the degraded Maragoli Hills is paramount. By this approach it may be possible to reduce deforestation and degradation, and contribute to the elimination of emission of greenhouse gases. This policy does point to such actions and more. Its full implementation shall necessitate concerted efforts jointly and severally among all stakeholders.
|Tags||vihiga, county, environment, policy, 2019, Vihiga County Environment Policy 2019, County of Vihiga Environment Policy 2019, Environment Policy of Vihiga County 2019, Environmental Management|
Devolution Hub by Open Institute is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License