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Green Belt Movement awarded at the 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

September 20, 2018 - 11:30AM
Published by Communications

The overall objectives of the Africa Environment Partnership Platform  are to place a premium on partnership to establish synergies and a more vibrant global partnership to drive Africa’s environmental sustainability agenda

Ksh 4,456,251 paid to community groups in Trans Nzoia and Bungoma Counties

September 8, 2018 - 11:25AM
Published by Communications

GBM continuously seeks new ways of highlighting the critical and central role the environment plays in changing the lives of the communities we work with.

Statement by the Green Belt Movement on the Demolition of Structures on Public and Riparian Land

August 10, 2018 - 11:20AM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement will continue to fight against land grabbing and environmental degradation in this country

Plan to fell Ol Kalou tree planted by Mzee Kenyatta and one in memory of Wangari Maathai opposed

July 10, 2018 - 11:20AM
Published by Communications

Singing Mau Mau war songs, the veterans surrounded the tree shielding it from a contractor hired to cut it down.

Climate Change is as real as it gets

June 28, 2018 - 02:35PM
Published by Communications

The success of this Action Plan is not an achievement that can be solely credited to the Organisation. Rather, it is a collaborative effort by all stakeholders.

World Environment Day 2018: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

June 5, 2018 - 04:05PM
Published by Communications

World Environment Day is celebrated every 5th June to raise awareness about the environment and its global effects on the daily livelihoods of the people. 

The Nature Conservancy visits the Green Belt Movement’s Bamboo Biomass Entrepreneurship Project

April 18, 2018 - 11:50AM
Published by Communications

The team is here to learn about our engagement with local tree nursery groups involved in the project and the many benefits of bamboo.

World Wetlands Day 2018

February 5, 2018 - 10:55AM
Published by Communications

The theme for this year’s World Wetlands Day was “Wetlands for a sustainable urban future.

Plant a tree of peace today

August 31, 2017 - 06:45PM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement is calling upon everyone to promote and support peace in Kenya and also to commemorate the sixth anniversary for the peace icon Professor Maathai. At the same time, we request all community elders to plant 44 trees in their respective areas symbolizing our peaceful co-existence as we have done here today.

Women Groups in Murang’a Embrace Bamboo as a Renewable Resource

July 26, 2017 - 09:05AM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement is implementing a project  titled “Bamboo integration in Aberdare Water- tower, Kenya for effective watershed restoration and livelihoods improvement” as an integrated community empowerment intervention targets grassroots communities’ adjacent to the Aberdares water tower in upper Tana - Athi watershed within Murang’a County.