Climate change action

Source of Action
World Urban Forum
2022 - 2022
Last Updated
27 March 2023


Continue implementing the 500,000 fruit trees project and reduce, reuse and recycle waste for circular industrial economy and clean environment. Reduce, reuse, recycle of waste will reduce soil, air and water pollution especially in the informal settlements of most urban areas like Kibra. The process enhances circular industrial economy with availability of raw materials that is waste. This will curb youth unemployment menace and enhance livelihoods. Tree planting is important for sustainable future. Clean air will only be enhanced by planting more trees currently 1.7 million people die of air pollution globally. Restoration of water catchment areas that supply the urban settlements with water will only be guaranteed by planting more trees and increasing forest cover with trees. Trees enhances cultural significance with communities utilizing parts of tree for medicinal purposes. For example mango trees leaves, guava leaves, moringa fruits and leaves, pawpaw seeds just to mention afew have been used to cure and prevent ailments and diseases. Fruits also form part of Nutrition hence more fruits better health.

Outcomes and Impacts

Effective adaptation of communities and infrastructure to climate change, Enhanced resilience of the built environment and infrastructure

Lead Entity

Mazingira women initiative

Key Dates

Start year: 7/4/2022

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss