China to Help Kenya Solve Poaching Problem

China to Help Kenya Solve Poaching Problem

From Capital FM

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s first State visit to China reaped hefty packages, including support to combat wildlife poaching in Kenya, the President said.

In an interview at the end of his visit on Friday, President Kenyatta said China acknowledged that poaching was a problem and committed to work with Kenya in solving it.

“The Chinese Government understands that poaching is a problem. The most important thing is that they are not just talking about it but working to solve it,” President Kenyatta said.

He said the Chinese Government offered to improve surveillance around national parks and game reserves. The President added that China will also help with capacity building to enable the Kenya Wildlife Service deal with poachers effectively.

The President addressed a wide range of issues, including bilateral relations, economic partnerships, food security and general security.

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