TreeKenya’s ultimate goal is to combat poverty, gender inequity, climate change, food insecurity and biodiversity losses by converting degraded land into productive, income generating, biodiversity-rich forests.
We see the most significant change achieved through aggregating small-scale farmers and schools, while securing reforestation payments from carbon credits sold and organic harvests.
The programme is registered with Plan Vivo Foundation to enable us to generate carbon credits for the trees we plant.
All the communities we work with face similar challenges over providing sufficient food to their ever-increasing population. The shortages of food are attributed to socio-economic and environmental factors, declining soil fertility, low productivity, high prevalence to diseases & emerging pests, rapid population growth and climate change among others.
The targeted communities and local leaders actively participate in the development of the overall design and plans. The interventions proposed are there to address the challenges communities face due to environmental degradation and climate change.
The programme activities are aligned with Kenya’s Government policy of achieving 10% forest cover in all farmlands.
It also supports Kenya’s Big Four Agenda on food security and health for the country.