New forest product plant owned by Komaza Forestry Limited to be unveilled in Kilifi

Komaza Forestry Limited in a statement availed to Standard on Saturday said that the new Copper Chromium Asernate (CCA) a South African Pressure Treatment for wood that gives poles up to 40 years of life (what is used to treat electricity poles).

Komaza Forestry Limited Founder and CEO , Mr Tevis Howard said that Kilifi Governor ,Mr Amason Jeffah Kingi will preside over the launch event.

” Apart from the host governor, we have also invited guests from the Ministry of Environment represented by Kenya Forest Service Chief Conservator of Forests among other distinguished guests,” Howard said.

”Komaza’s investments in smallholder forestry and entire value chain development has led to increased forest cover in the coast region with over 14,000 farm forestry players and 4,000 Ha planted by end of long rains 2018,” he said.

He added that they are on top gear awaiting the commencement of the long rains 2019 to plant another 1.5 Million seedlings, on 1,700 Ha making Komaza the biggest planter in Kenya.