Kenyans have been given a special holiday to plant 100 million trees as part of the government's goal to help fight climate change by planting 15 billion trees in 10 years. Each Kenyan is being encouraged to plant at least two seedlings. The government has provided seedlings for free at its forest agency centers for planting in designated public areas and made available 150 million seedlings in public nurseries; but has also encouraged Kenyans to buy at least two seedlings to plant on their own land. The Jaza Miti app allows individuals and organizations to record the species, number and date planted, and will help people match the site and appropriate species. Environment Minister Soipan Tuya expects that 500 million trees will have been planted by the end of the rainy season in December.

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