GBM Blog Archive: July 2013

Planting trees in the mind

July 19, 2013 - 02:20PM
Published by David Kamau

This noble idea of ‘birthday tree’ was started in 2007 by Dionisio as a way to encourage the children in society to conserve the environment through tree planting. 

The Ecology of Public Space: from Uhuru to Taksim

July 5, 2013 - 09:30AM
Published by David Kamau

To Mia MacDonald and Wanjira Mathai the demonstrations that began in Istanbul to protest the leveling of Gezi Park to make way for the redevelopment of adjacent Taksim Square rang a familiar bell...

Participatory GIS Mapping in Kirisia Forest, Samburu County

July 1, 2013 - 04:35PM
Published by David Kamau

For purposes of monitoring activities in Kirisia forest, GBM undertook capacity building for the GVs so as to equip them with basic Global Positioning System (GPS) and mapping skills (Participatory Geographic Information Systems GIS).