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Residents of Arabuko Sokoke protest: "no digging"

To build new roads, they take murram from the forest edge

08-03-2017 di redazione

The residents and communities of the Arabuko Sokoke forest protest against the excavations on its edges.
The largest rainforest of the Kenyan coast, which extends up to Gede Matsangoni Mijomboni and Jilore south and north, is a key lung not only for nature, but also for the climate Watamu area, and has always offered the resources to the poor people that live in a just populates worthy, thanks to the rainfall and the characteristics of its soil.
Features that bring the builders and maintainers of the adjacent streets, from the one that connects Gede in Ganda and that you are going to build from Malindi to the entrance of the Tsavo National Park, to pick up more and more often the "murram" for the road .
The most recent excavations have brought communities Gede and Jilore to protest against those who allow wild excavations around the forest.
The representative of the associations for the protection of the forest, Jackson Bambo, strongly condemned the excavations at the foot of the forest, at the entrance of Jilore. Excavations for which moreover land owners will not even be reimbursed.

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