Cabinet adopts measures to tackle hunger, revitalise economy

The Cabinet has approved the scale-up of drought responses aimed at alleviating the suffering of all households affected with 4.35 million people still in need of humanitarian assistance.

In addition, the Cabinet has also resolved that all public engagements presided by the President, his Deputy and all other cadres of State or Public Officers will be marked by planting trees as a way to increase forest cover.

In the 4th session chaired by President William Ruto at State House Nairobi, cabinet approved a number of resolutions aimed at revitalizing the economy.

They assented to measures aimed at addressing the devastating effects of climate change and desertification including the National Tree Growing Restoration Campaign which targets to mobilize the nation in planting fifteen billion trees by the year 2030.

The meeting also reiterated their commitment to actualize the gender equality plan to boost Kenya's socio-economic development. 

Cabinet also sanctioned the revitalization of football in a national effort that will include rebuilding of the national men’s team and the women’s national team. 

In-addition it was announced that this year’s Jamhuri Day will be marked through ICT-themed national celebration which will be preceded by an ‘innovation week’ that was formally inaugurated by the President.

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