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Charcoal dealers demand alternative source of income

By Ben Leshau Former charcoal sellers in Narok town want the County Government to help them start alternative businesses after it banned the sale of charcoal and other forest products two months ago. Over 200 women whose livelihoods used to depend on charcoal recently thronged National Government offices saying they …

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Narok Governor outlaws charcoal burning, logging

By Our Reporter Narok County has joined Kitui and Kajiado counties in banning charcoal burning and transportation, illegal logging and ordered prosecution of unscrupulous traders engaged in the outlawed trade in the county’s main forests. Following the recent drought situation in the country that has also affected the semi-arid county, …

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